Ten Jewish Dp Camps Closed in Germany in One Month; Only 16 Remain Open in U.S. Zone

Ten more Jewish DP camps were closed in the United States zone of Germany during the period between May 11 and June 15, leaving 16 camps still open as of June 15, it was announced here by the office of the advisor on Jewish affairs to the European Command.

The consolidation of the camps and the movements of the population of the camps were effected without much difficulty. However, in several instances the people involved in the transfer refused to detrain at their destination on the ground that the accommodations in the receiving camps were poorer than those which they vacated.

Four more camps will be closed during the next few weeks, and six in the second half of July. According to a statement made by Harry S. Greenstein, advisor on Jewish affairs to the U.S. Commander in Germany, “there is every reason to believe that the schedule will be met and that by the end of July there will be only six Jewish DP camps in the U.S. zone.”

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