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|Brief Description||DPs in Germany standing beside a train, prior to their departure for Mandate Palestine.||Similar Items|
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DPs in Germany standing beside a train, prior to their departure for Mandate Palestine.
In the photo: a representative of UNRRA (fourth from the left) and Mordechai Caspi (on the left), a Zionist emissary from Palestine .
UNRRA (the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration) was established as an organization for aiding refugees, displaced persons and nationals of the Allied Powers in the countries of Europe liberated from Nazi German occupation, and in the Far East.
See: "Encyclopedia of the Holocaust" (Yad Vashem, ed. I. Gutman), NY: Macmillan, 1990, vol. 4, pp. 1538 - 1540.