DPs; curfew; rations; DP camp; laundry; children
- Event Date
- April 1-5, 1945
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
(LIB 5122-5123) Refugee Story, Gross-Umstadt and Munster, Germany, April 1-5, 1945. MSs, CUs, three US MPs. CU, MP looks at wrist watch. SEQ: MPs examine papers of Russian, French, Polish, Italian, Hungarian DPs who were recently liberated and brought to rear areas. MSs, CUs, liberated prisoners reading proclamations on bulletin board. LSs, CUs, empty streets of city due to curfew. LS, MP directs truck traffic through town. CUs, male refugees enjoying cigarettes as they read curfew notice. CUs, children of various nationalities are issued ration cards for food and given sleeping quarters. MSs, CUs, group of DPs peeling potatoes. Camp for DPs, women hang wash on line, wash clothes, feed children and babies. CUs, DP children.
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