View of garbage dumps in Bamberg in Germany. A woman seen with a basket. A group of men sitting with a bicycle and bags on their shoulders. Several number of children seen standing near the garbage dump. Garbage being unloaded from trucks. People grab for fragments of food in dump.
Smoke seen rising as garbage dumps are smoldered in Bamberg in Germany. Number of civilians seen standing near the garbage dump. People look through the garbage for food and materials during severe shortages following World War 2. Garbage being thrown from trucks. People hunt for fragments of food in the dump.
Food shortage and desperate conditions among needy and impoverished German civilian people after World War 2. View of garbage dumps in Bamberg in Germany. An old woman seen smiling. Several numbers of children look in the garbage dump for food. A woman eats from a rusty can found in the dump.
German people seen on streets. United States Army soldiers mingle with German people. People read some posters on a pillar. A poster reads 'Bamberger Theater'. People seen talking to a U.S. Army soldier in a corridor. Crowd watches, as a U.S. Army crane lifts Church bells to be hanged in a Church, in Manheim, Germany.. U.S. Army Soldiers help by sandbagging and relief efforts during river flooding in Bavaria. U.S. Army engineers rebuild a road to an orphanage that was wiped out by flooding. Nuns and children thank Americans.
Arrival of displaced persons and refugees of World War 2 in New York, after the war. Men, women, and children arriving at New York City on May 20, 1946 after a voyage that departed Bremerhaven Germany on May 11, 1946. People greet relatives at the dock in New York. Two young men and a girl stand together and show the concentration camp tattoos on their arms. The tattoo numbers are A9496 on the young man with the hat, A13889 on the girl, and B3073 on the young man without a hat. The young man with tattoo B3073 is Berek Gola (also called Bernard Gola) a 20 year old Jewish man from Poland. He had been imprisoned by the Nazis at Treblinka and at the Auschwitz Concentration Camp (where he received the tattoo). A woman and a man holding a young girl stand. Women holding children stand by. A man holding a young child. People debarking from the ship. People crowd at the dock. They meet their relatives. People stand behind a fence. A woman greets her relative. An emotional woman cries when reunited with relatives.
The London Blitz. Sections of London ablaze from German bombing.US President Franklin Roosevelt signing H.R. 1946, Lend-Lease legislation. View of last page of H.R.1946, signed by Sam Rayburn, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, and by President Roosevelt. United States sends war material to England. 'USA' written on Lend-Lease boxes being loaded on lorry after arrival in Britain. Huge crates of Lend-Lease war materiel on railroad flat cars pulled by locomotive. Smoke rises up from the engine. 'Machine tools, BULLARD, Bridgeport Conn.' written on crate in transit.