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Established by the Nazis in March 1933, the Dachau concentration camp was "the first concentration camp for political prisoners" as Heinrich Himmler officially described the camp. It is located on the grounds of an abandoned munitions factory near the small town of Dachau, about 16 kilometers (10 miles) northwest of Munich.
On April 29 1945 American troops of the 45th Thunderbird Division liberated the Dachau camp together with units of the 42nd Infantry and the 20th Armored division.
The films shot by cameramen of the US Signal Corps April 29 and May 5 1945.

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Defining moments of contemporary history and current affairs in original film documents.
Welcome to the Zeitgeist HD channel by Framepool. We document contemporary history and the lifestyle of the past decades in original film documents. The videos were…


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Defining moments of contemporary history and current affairs in original film documents.
Welcome to the Zeitgeist HD channel by Framepool. We document contemporary history and the lifestyle of the past decades in original film documents. The videos were found by our researchers and scanned on HD from the film collections of prestigious archives and collectors throughout the world.Archival Films that tell history. Collected by Framepool and available for licensing on framepool.com

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