Victims are Accusing. (1962)

Film-document №5648 3 parts, Duration: 0:24:57 to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Zhukovskaya I.


About crimes committed by SS members (The Schutzstaffel - German for "Protective Squadron" was a major Nazi military organization exclusively under Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Part) in Byelorussia in 1941-1944.

Historical background

October 15, 1962 in Koblenz began the trial of former SS officers accused of crimes committed in the territory of Belarus in 1941-44. Government of Germany has not allowed the Soviet lawyers involved in the process. This film was prepared for the presentation of the court as a document proving the crimes committed by the defendants.

Temporary description

October 15, 1962 in Koblenz, Germany began the trial of former SS officers accused in the destruction of Soviet and foreign citizens in the city of Minsk. Newsreel. Types streets of Minsk. Destroyed homes. German patrols check documents. Photos were hanged. Corpses. Discounted and burned villages. Types of concentration camps in the settlements: Small Trostinets, Ozarichi, Minsk ghetto. The surviving witnesses tell of atrocities committed by the Nazis.

Reel №1

Yuri Levitan says about criminals and crimes committed in Belarus in 1941-44. (Synchronous).

German newspapers wartime, telling about the atrocities the Nazis, who before the trial were free and worked in Germany.

Photo of the main accused, former SS hautshturmfyurera Georg Heuser - CU.

Street Minsk - LS. (Top point).

Landscaped boulevard, people on the Boulevard - LS., MS.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

Destroyed, burned by the Nazis Minsk - LS. PNRM. (The plane).

Armed Nazis occupied the streets of Minsk.

German patrols to check the documents of local residents.

Photos taken by the SS on the streets of Minsk.

Akimov doctor, tells how the Nazis destroyed the patients in the Minsk prison for the mentally ill (synchronously).

Bath, in which the Nazis destroyed the patients.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

A sign with the words "service order" in the Russian and German on the gate of the camp in the village of Maly Trostyanets near Minsk.

Fence of barbed wire weave live - LS., MS.

Human remains, burned in Trostyanetskaya camp - MS.

Monument burned at Trostyanetskaya field - CU.

Monument to victims of the Nazis, in the place of their death - LS.

Nikolai Valahanovich, miraculously survived the camp, tells of the Nazi atrocities in Trostyanec (synchronously).

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

Burning barn - LS.

Burn the fires of the corpses of prisoners.

Soviet soldiers who liberated Minsk from Nazi occupation, standing at the dying fire.

The State Commission in the act is the act of the Nazis.

Soviet soldiers on the ground in the camp Ozarichi frozen swamp, where the order of the Wehrmacht destroyed people.

Are corpses.

Soviet soldiers to help people endure tortured and hungry people in the car.

The rescued children lie on hospital beds - MS., CU.

PNRM. the fence of barbed wire in the death camp.

Reel №2

German document, signed by hand Heuser "to" Operation Hornunch "- the order to the battalion of 15 February 1943 on the destruction of the local population and housing.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

Nazis on motorcycles speeding through the village - LS.

Destroying homes.

Burning hut.

The corpses of adults and children in the destroyed village.

The Nazis come with sleeves rolled up after the operation, "Hornung."

Women cry.

Telegram on the results of operations "Fritz" the head of the Security Police and SD Minsk from Wilke.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

On the way are people marching feet prisoners - MS., CU.

Nazis steal cows, drive in cars piglets.

Moves freight train loaded with loot.

Page from the personal diary of Wilke, which recorded criminal case of his battalion.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

Civilians flee from the village to the forest.

Burning village.

Lying dead people.

Sign saying "Valasich."

Valasich village.

Pelagia village resident Artemovna Parkhimovich tells brutal Nazi massacre with the village (synchronously).

Graves where dead people are buried.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

Burnt Village - LS.

The woman on the ashes.

Newsreel 1946:

At the trial in Minsk, Bobruisk zonderfyurer commandant Burchard said about his participation in the crimes (synchronously).

200 Monument to Soviet citizens, burnt alive by fascist invaders in 1941 - 1945. - LS., MS.

Resident of the village of Dora Basil Denisyuk tearfully tells of the atrocities of the Nazis.

The plan of the European ghetto in Minsk.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

Fascist patrol in the European ghetto.

PNRM. at home, protected by barbed wire in the ghetto.

German paper on a special train from peremeschentsami (of European Jews).

Prisoner of Dachau Austrian Shlezenger tells the transport of Jews from the Minsk ghetto and the Dachau to destroy (synchronously).

The movement document Jews signed Heuser.

Document the destruction of the Jews in the ghetto, Strauch signed in 1943.

Reel №3

Monument to Jews killed in the Minsk ghetto - MS.

Levin, a former teacher at the monument.

Flowers at the foot of the monument - MS.

Levin talks about the ghetto and Nazi atrocities (synchronously).

Photo executioner ghetto worker Ryube diabetes.

Document on the resettlement of Jews, signed Shtauhom.

Document about the administration of the Jewish ghetto, which was signed by Dr.


Page of the newspaper "Die Welt" article on Vialone.

Magazine "Der Spiegel" in photo Vialona.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

People on the gallows, the bodies of killed people.

People stand in the pits with corpses Belarusian, Russian Jews.

Weeping women.

Photos of the Nazis.

On the streets of the German city is a war criminal Globke.