The Belsen Trial: War Crimes of the SS (1945) | British Pathé

Published on Jan 9, 2022
Josef Kramer (aka 'The Beast of Belsen'), Nazi commandant of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, and 44 other war criminals arrive at Lüneburg, Germany to stand trial at 'The Belsen Trial' in this Pathé gazette footage from 1945.

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(FILM ID:1165.14)
Full title reads: "THE BELSEN TRIAL".

Luneberg, Germany.

Long shot of the entrance to Luneberg courtroom. Various shots of the Belsen war criminals including the Commandant of Belsen Concentration Camp Joseph Kramer (Beast of Belsen) and his assistant Irma Grese, arriving for trial. Various shots of courtroom during trial of the Belsen criminals. Seated next to Kramer (number 1) is Dr Fritz Klein (number 2), German medical officer in Belsen. Pan along the line of the accused, Irma Grese is number 9. More shots of the trial.

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