Letter from the Office of the High Commissioner for Refugees to the German Federal Government (10 February 1953)

On 10 February 1953, the Dutch UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Gerrit Jan van Heuven Goedhart, forwards to the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) an initial report on the persistent mass influx of refugees from East Germany into the FRG and outlines the measures taken to house them.

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Source: Archives historiques du Conseil de l'Europe - Historical archives of the Council of Europe, Strasbourg. German Refugees, 769/15723 Vol. 1.

Copyright: (c) Historical archives of the Council of Europe

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