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Young children look out the window of a repatriation train.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 51162

Young children look out the window of a repatriation train.

Original Caption: "Children of former save laborers of Germany wave goodbye from a train leaving Braunschweig, Germany, at the start of their homeward journey May 13, 1945. Since the defeat of Germany, refugees from France, Belgium, Poland, Russia, and Holland have been repatriated from Branschweig at the rate of approximately 1,200 a day. Travel facilities to their homelands are being arranged by Allied officials and liaison workers. Braunschweig, 120 miles west of Berlin, formerly was a large manufacturing center for Nazi war supplies."

Date
1945 May 13
Variant Locale
Brunswick
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Joseph Eaton
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Record last modified: 2011-02-28 00:00:00
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