Reports of the Detachment F1E2, 2nd ECAR of the Seventh U.S. Army in Mannheim, Germany, concerning displaced persons
Consists of copies of military documents (approximately 72 pages), principally weekly functional reports sent by Albert Hutler (then a First Lieutenant with U.S. Army occupation forces in the vicinity of Mannheim, Germany) to his commanding officer, then on to Seventh U.S. Army headquarters. Includes information concerning displaced persons camp population statistics, movements of displaced persons by railroad, rationing of food in the displaced persons camps, organization of labor in displaced persons camps, training programs for UNRRA personnel working in the camps, and the repatriation of displaced persons. The reports cover a period of time from May to September 1945.
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Also in Albert Hutler collection
These materials concern Albert A. Hutler and his experiences as a soldier in the United States Army during and after World War II. Most materials concern his work with displaced persons after the war. Some of these materials may be unified into a single collection in the future.
Includes copies of military documents and other materials from various U.S. Army authorities (e.g., 7th U.S. Army, Headquarters USFET, SHAEF) in postwar Europe concerning the management, care, living conditions, and repatriation of displaced persons. Also included are two copies of the report written by Earl G. Harrison to President Truman in 1945 concerning conditions for displaced persons in Europe, together with a condensed version of the same report that appeared in the "National Jewish monthly," November 1945 issue.
Relates to U.S. Army's military government postwar management and care of displaced persons and their repatriation, particularly in the American Zone of occupied Germany.