[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Resettlement camp
tonn at triwest.net
Tue Apr 29 13:25:57 PDT 2014
Thank you to everyone for the hints. I'll be busy looking at all this!
On Apr 29, 2014, George Shoning wrote:
> If you go to www.google.de and search "Berka/Wipper", you will get
> multiple hits. Most of the information is in German, but Google can
> translate it into understandable English. As an example, here is an
> Ab 1944 begann der Zuzug von Ausgebombten, Flüchtlingen und
> Vertriebenen durch die Folgen des Zweiten Weltkrieges. Im Jahr 1950
> wurden die Dörfer Stockhausen, Jecha und Jechaburg endgültig der
> Sondershausen hinzugefügt.
> The Google translation:
> As of 1944, the influx of bombed, refugees and displaced persons
> began by the consequences of the Second World War. In 1950, the
> villages Stockhausen, Jecha and Jechaburg were added finally the City
> Special Hausen.
> Not perfect, but you can follow it reasonably well. I would say, ".
> . . displaced persons as the result of the Second World War." and ".
> . were finally added to the city of Sonderhausen". Unfortunately,
> Google translates "Sonderhausen" as two words "Sonder" and "hausen".
> I noticed one of the "hits" mentioned cemeteries. Perhaps you can
> find a cemetery record for your grandfather's brother.
> George Shoning
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Joan Tonn" <tonn at triwest.net>
> To: Ger-Poland-Volhynia at sggee.org
> Sent: Monday, April 28, 2014 8:03:37 PM
> Subject: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Resettlement camp
> Has anyone heard of a resettlement camp called Berka-Wipper? My
> grandfather's brother died there as a sick, old man in February 1946
> leaving his farm in Poland to go back to Germany. I can't seem to
> it now. His wife, daughters, niece all were with him. Many people
> died of
> sickness and malnutrition in the camps. Thank you.
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