Series S-0413 - Central Headquarters - Central Tracing Bureau

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S-0413

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Central Headquarters - Central Tracing Bureau

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  • 1945 - 1947 (Creation)

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No. of Boxes: 6

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United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA)/Germany Mission: Central Headquarters (Arolsen), Department of Field Operations, Central Tracing Bureau

Series consists of Kries material (public records), weekly and bi-weekly situation reports, correspondence, letters of transmittal, lists of Prisoners of War camps (stalags and oflags), radio scripts, displaced persons reports, lists of camps, prisons, and displaced persons, lists of concentration camps and their Kommandos, photographs of displaced persons (post-mortem), repatriation materials, emigration reports, and marriage, birth and death certificates. Subjects include Central Tracing Bureau policies; intelligence policies and transports; child deportation; the Belgian, British, Czech, Dutch, French, Italian, Polish, American, and Yugoslavian tracing bureaus; Jewish children; prisons in Germany and occupied countries; death marches (routes and distances); "L" cases; and Nazi crime policy. Correspondents include Col. J. R. Bowring, Director, Central Tracing Bureau; Captain R. Flohr, Central Tracing Bureau; R. John Rath, Chief Documents Officer; Col. A. H. Moffitt, Executive Officer; and Lieut.-General F. E. Morgan, Chief of Operations, Germany.

Novak

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      PAG-4/3.0.11.0.1.2 (b.1-5)

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