Bad Reichenhall is a spa town, and administrative center of the Berchtesgadener Land district in Upper Bavaria, Germany. It is located near Salzburg in a basin encircled by the Chiemgauer Alps (including Mount Staufen (1771 m) and Mount Zwiesel (1781m)). ...more on Wikipedia about "Bad Reichenhall"
The British authorities tried to rename the camp Hohne to avoid the association with Nazi genocide at the concentration camp nearby, but the Holocaust survivors who were residents ( Sh'erit ha-Pletah) in the camp refused to accept the name change and persisted in calling the DP camp Bergen-Belsen. ...more on Wikipedia about "Bergen-Belsen DP camp"
Deggendorf is a town in Bavaria, capital of the district Deggendorf. ...more on Wikipedia about "Deggendorf"
A displaced persons camp is in principle any temporary facility for displaced persons but in common usage refers to camps for individuals displaced as a result of World War II, particularly refugees from Eastern Europe. ...more on Wikipedia about "Displaced persons camp"
Eschwege is a town in the state of Hesse in Germany, situated on the river Werra . It is the home of a famous four day music and drinking festival called the Johannisfest, which attracts several thousand visitors and is said to be the best showcase of the quaint town besides the Open Flair, the greatest music festival in the whole region. ...more on Wikipedia about "Eschwege"
Feldafing was the first DP camp exclusively for Jewish refugees. The camp was located in the Bavarian town of Feldafing, part of the district of Starnberg, in the American zone of occupation in Germany. ...more on Wikipedia about "Feldafing DP camp"
Föhrenwald was one of the largest DP camps in Europe after World War II and the last to close, in 1957. It was located in Wolfratshausen in Bavaria, Germany. ...more on Wikipedia about "Föhrenwald"
The city of Fürth is located in northern Bavaria, Germany in the district of Middle Franconia. Together with the major cities of Nuremberg and Erlangen and several minor cities, it forms the so-called "Middle-Franconian conurbation". As of January 2004, it is populated by about 112,000 inhabitants. ...more on Wikipedia about "Fürth"
Landsberg am Lech is a town in the southwest of Bavaria, Germany, about 50 kilometers west of Munich and 35 kilometers south of Augsburg. It is the capital of the district of Landsberg am Lech. ...more on Wikipedia about "Landsberg am Lech"
The Rothschild Hospital was founded in 1872 by the Rothschild family in Vienna, Austria. It served as a clinic for neurological disorders, with among others Viktor Frankl as its leaders. After the war, it was a hospital for sick and infirm displaced persons in the American zone of occupation in Austria. It housed as many as 600 refugees. ...more on Wikipedia about "Rothschild Hospital"
Salzburg (population 135,000 in 2005) is a city in western Austria and the capital of the federal state of Salzburg (population 520,000 in 2003). The geographic coordinates of Salzburg are . ...more on Wikipedia about "Salzburg"
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