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Front: An image of a group of refugees carrying luggage past huts at the Poppendorf Camp near Luebeck, Germany, as well as typed information about the image below it. Back: Handwritten information about the photo, as well as a stamped date.
Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: AP wire photo of Jewish refugees arriving in Germany at Poppendorf Camp after being removed from the British SS Ocean Vigour. These refugees had been turned away from British Mandate Palestine on the SS Exodus 1947 as "illegal immigrants" and transported back to Germany on the Ocean Vigour.(AP Wirephoto via radio from London)
10 x 8"
Poppendorf, Luebeck, Germany, Ocean Vigour, Refugees, Associated Press
1945 - Present: Post-Holocaust Commemoration & Revitalization: Displaced Person Camps; Refugees and Emigration; Postwar Trials; Israel Statehood
"Jewish Refugees from SS Exodus 1947" (1947). Bulmash Family Holocaust Collection. 2014.1.93.