Map, References / Sources found on intro. |
Tager-Kaserne; some Ukrainian documentation at Shevchenko Scientific Society Library
Telgte, 4 camps (British zone) Telgte today
Thürigen (US zone)
Uchte, #2712, Land Niedersachsen (British zone)
7/2/07 My father lived
in the Kempten DP camp from 1945
to May, 1949. I would like to ask any readers who knew or knew of Jonas Girdziunas
during those years to send a brief story, recollection, memory to me.
My mother, Sofija Druskis nee Ivaskeviciute, lived in the Uhte,
Germany displaced persons
camp during the same time period. Thanks for any information on either parent.
Victoria Girdziunas email
Ulm, many nationalities: Jews, Poles, Ukrainians and even Arabs,
Tel: 07 31 - 1 61 42 00
Fax: 07 31 - 1 61 16 33
United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration Archives Record Group: PAG 4 Box 3: District 1: Assembly Centers and Area Teams, Heidenheim, Ulm, Stuttgart
My name is Christof Maihoefer. For the DZOK Ulm and the city of Ulm, I work on the subject of displaced persons in Ulm and around (Neu-Ulm, Dornstadt, Leipheim) I can offer any assistance in questions on the subject, and I am also deeply interested to come in contact with people, who know about this time and have documents eg. In Ulm, there were different camps: Hindenburg, Sedan, and Boelke barracks.
Tel: 0 23 03 - 10 34 76
Fax: 0 23 03 - 10 34 76
Unterlüss / Unterluess, #254, Land Niedersachsen (British zone), Poles,
Upstadt (British zone)
Reply from Olga: Question your mother again soon before she dies. Once she dies, finding answers will be harder. And you really want to know her experiences personally. Tell her how important it is for you to share her life story. When I questioned my mother, she left out a lot too and took important secrets to her grave. She kept saying 'why do you want to know'. It was a impossibly difficult time for them. They had to summon up courage on a daily basis just to make it through the day. They were truly deprived of happiness, of their childhood and of all their possessions. They witness their family members die by bombs, torture or starvation. Squashed into too small living quarters with too little sanitation, they were infected with lice and TB.
The above text in English translation: http://www.bafl.de/template/englisch/index_englisch_about_us.htm
A search at Google will turn up a German language page showing a photo of barracks at the camp, at a Web site about Nürnberg (Nuremberg).
The camp was named for the city of Valka that straddles the border between Estonia and Latvia, and the name stuck even after the refugees from those two countries left around 1949 and were replaced by refugees from other nations.
Thanks for your efforts. Sincerely, Dale Chock
Nov 26, 2013 G'day Olga,
found your website and am wondering if you may know how i can get information on records from valka camp? My father and grandma were both at that camp around 47. any direction you could give would be wonderful. Thanks!
Varel website in German with photos, (Westhauderfenn in '47) #262, mostly Poles
Velbert (British zone), Velbert today
Hi Olga, My name is Peter Pernarowski Iam trying to get some information about Velbert camp. My email address is email@example.com Many thanks, Peter /
Vellern (British zone)
Velmede (British zone) Yugoslavs
Venta (British zone)
Veersen, #2521, Land Niedersachsen (British zone)
Verden (Stade in '47), #247, Land Niedersachsen (British zone)
City archive: Stadtarchiv Verden (Aller)
Verl (British Zone), mostly Polish
Paderborner Str. 3-5
City archive: Stadtarchiv
Vilshofen an der Donau - a German village near the Czech border, see also Passau
3/15/05 Dear Olga
2) If there are any people who knew him?
3) If you have any documentation about Vilseck.
4) I know that he was living in Munchen.
I am also looking to find the files of the UN and UNRRA of these days, if you have any information.
I will thank you very much for your support. Joseph Herman, TEL-AVIV, ISRAEL TEL. 972-54-4740618
Vörde / Voerde, #3107, #34/107, N. Rhine-Westphalia (British zone), mostly Yugoslavs
Rathausplatz 20 / Postfach 101152
European Archives: http://councilforeuropeanstudies.org/resources/libraries-archives?gclid=COawguPSm8ICFVCCMgodPToARw
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