Displaced Persons -

DP Camps in Germany - Bo


 

Bobingen - has its own page

Bocholt, #3165,#31/165; L. Niedersachsen (British zone), half Poles, Estonian, Yugoslavians, Lithuanians

There existed a DP-camp at least from March 1947 to June 1949, probably earlier and possibly later. Its DPACS/DPACCS number was 87, the DPAC/AC number 3165. The UNRRA team 172 worked there from March to April 1947, the (PC)IRO Area teams 912 and 803 from July 1947 to June 1949. Provided by Wolfgang Strobel w.strobel@netcologne.de

Municiple and Culture center:

Rathaus mit Kulturzentrum
Bürgerbüro
Berliner Platz 1
46395 Bocholt

Tel.: ( 0 28 71) 95 33 61
Fax: ( 0 28 71) 95 32 42
Email: buergerbuero@mail.bocholt.de

City archives:

    Stadtarchiv Bocholt
    Muensterstr.76
    D-46397 Bocholt

    Email: stadtarchiv@mail.bocholt.de /
    Homepage: http://193.159.218.175/Kommunalarchive/KommunalarchiveA-D/B/Bocholt/index.html
    Section: Kommunalarchive Westfalen-Lippe

    Tel.: +49 2871 2411-010
    Fax: +49 2871 24 11 0 - 17
    E-Mail: Dr. Axel Metz gschmals@mail.bocholt.de

    Bocholt POW camp: http://stalag-vi-f.beepworld.de

Bochum (2 camps-British zone) mostly Poles

    City archive: Stadtarchiv Bochum
    Kronenstrasse 47
    44789 Bochum
    Tel: 02 34 - 9 10 38 99
    Fax: 02 34 - 9 10 39 06
    http://www.bochum.de/stadtarchiv/

    Arbeitsgruppe Geschichte Nordamerikas
    Fakultät für Geschichtswissenschaft
    Ruhr-Universität Bochum
    44780 Bochum
    Phone: (0234) 332-2538
    Fax: (0234) 321-4240

Bockhorn has its own page with photos and story.

    http://www.bockhorn.de/
    Municipality: Gemeinde Bockhorn,
    Am Markt 1, 26345 Bockhorn
    Tel.: 04453/ 708-0
    Fax: 04453/ 708-36

    I was in Hameln, Bockhorn. Sande, Emden DP camps. Do you have any info? John S Pruchnik

Bodenteich, #2521, Land Niedersachsen (British zone); Balts

    Bad Bodenteich Kurverwaltung und Fremdenverkehrsamt Bad Bodenteich,
    Burgstrasse 8,
    29389 Bad Bodenteich
    Tel (05824) 3539 oder 3541
    Fax (05824) 3308

    www.bad-bodenteich.de
    brochures available: http://213.198.65.38/touri/index6.asp
    http://www.tourismuskreis-uelzen.de/index310.htm

Bomlitz (British zone)
    Bomlitz Schulstr. 4, 29699 Bomlitz
    Tel: (05161) 489-0, Fax: (05161) 48919

    http://www.meinestadt.de/bomlitz/rathaus

Borghorst, #3166, #31/166; Land Niedersachsen (British zone), mostly Poles, Yugoslavs, Lithuanians, Estonians
    Heimatverein Borghorst e.V.
    Münsterstr. 7
    48565 Steinfurt-Borghorst
    Email: info@heimatverein-borghorst.de

    Photos: http://home.earthlink.net/~oster6/family/chap/chap25.html
    http://www.ngw.nl/int/dld/b/borghors.htm

    Stories:
    http://www.okupatsioon.ee/english/overviews/ylev/ylev-_-3.html

    Dear Olga
    I'm looking for any information on Borghorst Germany. I was born there in October of 1947, MY parents were there as DP's after escaping from Yugoslavia...What was the camp called?...any information would be greatly appreciated. Thank you, Dusanka Sovich, email: Bama2je@msn.com

 

Bottrop (6 camps-British zone)
    Bottrop is located in the northern Ruhr Area between the Lower Rhine basin and the Münsterland plain on the south west edge of the Vestisches Plateau. For more, see: http://www.stadt-bottrop.de/english/index.htm

    City archive: Stadtarchiv Bottrop
    Blumenstrasse 12-14
    Postfach 101554
    46215 Bottrop
    Tel: (49) 2041-70-3754
    Fax: (49) 2041-70-3833
    Web: http://www.archive.nrw.de/home.asp?stadta-bottrop

    Stadtinformationsbüro (tourist office)
    Osterfelder Strasse 13
    46 236 Bottrop
    tel: +49(0)2041 / 7 66 95 13
    fax: +49(0)2041 / 7 66 95 21

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