Displaced Person Camps
of the War Refugee
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View of the Salzburg displaced persons
camp. Salzburg, Austria, May 25, 1945.
Dining room at the Landsberg displaced persons camp, Landsberg,
Germany, December 6, 1945.
When the war ended,
many of those who survived the war found themselves in camps for
"displaced persons," in such unfamiliar places, traumatized by wartime
events, and facing an uncertain
Allied military and civilian authorities
who were in charge of these "DP" camps faced considerable
challenges in their attempts to solve the problem of displaced persons.
--photo: courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration,
College Park, MD
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