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Crossing on the General Langfitt

We didn’t know it when we arrived at Eschwege, but this would be our home for the next three years. Eschwege was one of the largest DP facilities set aside exclusively for Jews. It was a converted German Luftwaffe airfield with attached barracks. Actually, there hadn’t been a whole lot of conversion from a military facility to one for refugees—the quarters remained very bare bones...


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