The most shocking footage in the documentary is the film of the Dachau camp. The piles of bodies and those suffering but still alive are shown throughout the camp in the film. These disturbing images, as well as the images of the killing of remaining SS guards is shown to the audience in a way never seen before: in color. As they said in the documentary, the lifelike images of the camp made people want to, “…to hate all Germans.”
The next part of the documentary that was particularly vivid was the film showing the Battle of the Bulge. The new, color photos of those who died in combat provided faces to the vast amount of U.S. casualties. The devastation throughout the region was recorded while Belgian civilians fled from the carnage.
The documentary then provides images of the offensive attack in the spring, including