8 Nazi S.S. Officers Sentenced To Death For 1944 Massacre At Ascq (1949) | British Pathé
Published on Jan 9, 2022
This harrowing footage depicts 8 Nazi S.S. Officers being sentenced to death for the massacre of of 86 civilians in the village of Ascq during World War II after a German Troop train was derailed.
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8 S.S. MEN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR 1944 MASSACRE AT ASCQ.
MS. G.V. street scene in Lille looking towards clock tower. MS. LS. Interior of French Military Court, Lille with trial in progress. MS. Court officers. MS. One of the accused German Former SS men giving evidence. SCU. Head shot of one of the accused. CU. Head shot of another accused. CU. Head shot of another of the accused. LS. G.V. court in session. MS. Women relatives of massacre victims in court. CU. Woman with handkerchief to face. MS. Men in audience. One has badly-scarred face. MS. Elevated Gendarmes escorting prisoners from court. SCU. Prisoners handcuffed to French Guards. MS. Prisoners getting into police van. MS. Church and street in the village of Ascq. MS. Street in village flanked by corn fields. LS. The railway line where villagers the derailed the German Troop train. The massacre of 86 civilians was an act of retaliation. MS. Signals on railway line. MS. Woman standing in doorway of shop. SCU. Head and shoulders of woman. CU. Head shot of woman. MS. Woman seated at table. Photograph of her murdered husband on window sill in front of her. CU. Head shot of the sole survivor, M.P. Van Crayenest, with bullet scars on face. CU. Woman who was widowed. CU. Another widow. MS. SCU. Youth, who was too young to be killed at time of massacre, at work planing wood. CU. Head shot of youth. SCU. Woman seated at desk. CU. Head shot of woman. CU. Photograph of her murdered husband. LS. The cemetery, where all victims are buried. CU. Gravestone in form of book. CU. Book gravestone. CU. Several crosses with the family name 'LHernould' on them. (3 shots). SCU. Crucifix. LS. G.V. cemetery. MS. Woman and small son. CU. Head shot small boy. SCU. Small boy and girl. CU. Head and shoulders of small girl.
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