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A Jewish social service official poses beneath a train carrying DPs to the port of Bremerhaven, where they will board the Marine Flasher for the U.S.

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    A Jewish social service official poses beneath a train carrying DPs to the port of Bremerhaven, where they will board the Marine Flasher for the U.S.
    A Jewish social service official poses beneath a train carrying DPs to the port of Bremerhaven, where they will board the Marine Flasher for the U.S.

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    A Jewish social service official poses beneath a train carrying DPs to the port of Bremerhaven, where they will board the Marine Flasher for the U.S.
    Date
    May 1946
    Locale
    Bremen, [Hannover] Germany
    Photo Credit
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Selig Goldberg
    Event History
    In May 1946, the Marine Flasher transported 867 European DPs to the U.S., the first contingent to be admitted under President Truman's December 1945 directive expediting the immigration of displaced persons to the U.S. 450 of these new immigrants were assisted by the American Joint Distribution Committee.

    https://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005462. https://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005418.

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    Photo Source
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Copyright: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Provenance: Selig Goldberg
    Source Record ID: HIAS stamp

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    Record last modified:
    2004-11-16 00:00:00
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