MURNAU camp Films
Trademark of the film : Voigtlander
Photos # 10 to 20 show Lt gen (in the Polish Army general of division) Tadeusz Bór-Komorowski during his visit in Murnau, May 7th -10th, 1945. He was the commander of Armia Krajowa the Home Army (the Polish underground army of the Resistance Movement) in 1943-1944. There was a group of the officers of the Home Army in Murnau. They were taken prisoner after capitulation of Warsaw Uprising in October 1944.
On the #21, 22 and on the 3 previous photos we can see a prisoner dressed in a striped pajamas. He is the only one we can see as he is in all the photos except for the #26, film 12. According to Jaroslaw Baczyk, he was a prisoner of concentration camp in Dachau (KL Dachau). A triangle (so-called winkel) can be seen in his striped clothing. It mean a category political prisoners (mainly the Poles). On the #20 the officer shakes his hand. This means he could be a civilian. In the #23 and the following ones he is seating at the main table beside the officers and the Red Cross ladies for a meeting. This can be considered a token of honor.
The Polish words on the door of the #39 means :
OFFICE - DAY ROOM
A part of this film is missing from #27 to #35.
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