January 25, 2015

Related by Marriage: Newly Displaced

Dresden, Germany, October 8, 1944. Danutė and a cousin of Mr. Irene's Dad sat for this photo shortly after they fled Lithuania.


edutcher said...

I didn't think the Reich took in DPs.

As I say, I learn so much here.

Irene said...

The DPs from the Baltics fled during the summer of 1944. There were refugee camps in many countries, especially along the borders. Search under the "1944" label here.

Timothy Snyder's "Bloodlands" is a good place to start.