700 Germans Repatriated

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353795_1_1
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Germany
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Timecode:
1955  (Actual Year)
B/W
00:37:46 - 00:38:22
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1612
028-736-04
The first train load of prisoners of war arrive in Germany, just over the border of the Iron Curtain. Many of the dispatch of 700 men have been in Russian hands for more than 10 years. The Russian promised to repatriate 10,000. These are the only ones so far released. Establishing shot - A train pulling box cars loaded to the top with German citizens released from Russian prisons. MCUS - Throngs of Germans disembarking from the box cars. CUS - Family and friends unite. MCUS - Fathers hugging their children and other family members. MCUS - A lady crying, and another lady standing next to her holding a sign with the name of her loved one on it. CUS - A united family. MLS / OH - Throngs of men standing and waiting very solemnly and then they applaud a speaker.