Hiddingsel (British zone)
Hildesheim,#2815, Land Niedersachsen (British zone), mostly Poles
Hindenburg, Ansbach, Bavaria
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Hochfeld (Augsburg), lies in Bavaria
City archive: Stadt archiv Augsburg
Fuggerstr. 12 D-86150
Tel: (0821) 3 24 38 82 (office)
fax: (0821) 3 24 38 83
archives: Stadtarchiv Hof an der Saale
Unteres Tor 9
95028 Hof an der Saale
Soldiers' Stories: William M. McConahey... the east to Nuremberg on the west and Hof on the north to Regensberg
I just found your site. My wife was born in a DP camp in Hof, Germany Any ideas? Alan Steinfeld
I, with my family, lived at the Hof-Saale -- May 27, 1945 - Oct 3 1945. Please contact: Silvia Wolff
I am searching informations about Wolf SZMIETANA, borne
20 may 1920 in Warsaw, from Abram and Gitla. He lived Pawia 48. He was
in DP camp of Hof an Saale in 1948.
Hofgeismar (near Kassel)
UNNRA Team 511:
Mum told me once that she had no money to buy a dress for her wedding, no ring, no shoes etc., so they borrowed everything and a kind women on the camp fixed her hair and put a little net on her head and that was it; nothing fancy. They married in a Polish monk's monastery somewhere nearby by a Polish Monk or Brother, the closest thing to a priest. To celebrate their wedding they were given a barrel of alcohol by the monks. Whilst my father was away with the Compania Wartownicie under the American Occupation, my mother stayed at DP Camp Hohenfels with me till 1949.
I used my naturalization papers which had my name, D.O.B., & born in Germany. I backtracked with the Australia Archives and immigration. I learned where I was born; what camps; names of grandparents; from where in Poland my parents came.
I found mum's and dad's families in Poland. In 2000 we had them visit Australia and meet their parents whom they hadn't seem since babies. Very emotional, especially for mum's son. He and his wife were with us for 4 days and mum died of a massive stroke. I sometimes think to myself if it might have been better to leave the past behind, but you can't change things, and mum sent me on this journey to find her son. I started digging for this needle in a haystack and opened up a big pot of family secrets. My father and I have always had a strange relationship and now we do not talk. All very sad. I wrote a small article, if you are interested.
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