Refugees arrive at Ellis Island
- Film Title
- Universal Newsreel outtakes
- Event Date
- 1946 May 20
New York, NY,
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
People on dock waving to refugees aboard ship, the Marine Flasher. Men, women, and children arriving at New York City on May 20, 1946 after a voyage that departed Bremerhaven Germany on May 11, 1946. CU refugees on board. Crowds waiting. Guards behind barrier. Women hugging. Survivors show tattoos. Children and women.
The young man with tattoo B3073 is Berek Gola (also called Bernard Gola) a 19 year old Jewish man from Poland. He had been imprisoned by the Nazis at Treblinka and Auschwitz (where he received the tattoo).
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