Feldafing Displaced Persons Camp

Feldafing Displaced Persons Camp

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Feldafing a Bavarian village was the first DP camp exclusively for use by liberated Jewish concentration camp prisoners. It was later used by Jewish refugees from the Russian controlled Jewish areas. The camp was located in Feldafing's Hoehenberg area and beyond.The camp was opened by the United States Army on May 1, 1945 as an emergency measure to house mostly Hungarian Jews who were in cattle cars when liberated at railroad sidings near at the Tutzing Railroad Station next to a German hospital train. The train has originated from Muhldorf-Mettenheim concentration camp for transporting only Jewish prisoners gathered from Mittergars, Muldorf Wald Lager(Ampfing) and Muhldorf-Mettenheim Concentration Camps to be massacred in the Tyrolian mountains by an SS that was waiting for said transport.show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Cel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135678892
  • 9786135678895