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20 minutes
Source: Direct Cinema

This is a documentary about the liberation of the concentration camps at the end of World War II. It includes interviews with liberators and survivors, and photographs taken at the time of liberation. Using this film in classes will give students an opportunity to see how the Holocaust had an immediate effect on American soldiers and how this effect continued to influence the lives of the liberators. Note: there are graphic scenes used in the film.

Related lesson:
A World Made New: Human Rights After the Holocaust

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