|Catalog No.||18757||Similar Items|
|Brief Description||The entrance gate to the Wetzlar DP camp.||Similar Items|
|Registry No.||11774p||Similar Items|
|Period||After World War II||Similar Items|
|Date of event||1947||Similar Items|
|databank||Photo Archive||Similar Items|
The entrance gate to the Wetzlar DP camp. On the gate is a sign with details of the UNRRA team and the number of the camp. Photographed in 1947.
UNRRA (United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration) was established as an organization for aiding refugees, displaced persons and the nationals of Allies in the countries of Europe liberated from Nazi German occupation, and in the Far East.
"Encyclopedia of the Holocaust" (Yad Vashem, ed. I. Gutman), NY: Macmillan, 1990, vol. 4, pp. 1538 - 1540. Close