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UNRRA director, Mordecai Schwartz poses with residents of the Wildflecken displaced persons' camp.

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    UNRRA director, Mordecai Schwartz poses with residents of the Wildflecken displaced persons' camp.
    UNRRA director, Mordecai Schwartz poses with residents of the Wildflecken displaced persons' camp.

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    UNRRA director, Mordecai Schwartz poses with residents of the Wildflecken displaced persons' camp.
    Date
    1945 - 1948
    Locale
    Wildflecken, Germany
    Photo Credit
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Mordecai E. Schwartz

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    Photo Source
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Copyright: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Provenance: Mordecai E. Schwartz

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    Biography
    Mordecai E. Schwartz served as the Area Director for the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) from 1945 to 1948 after his service in the United States Army during World War II. Upon the deactivation of UNRRA in 1948, he worked as Area Director for the International Refugee Organization, supervising 28 displaced persons camps in Germany.
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    2010-07-22 00:00:00
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