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Before the War
The Holocaust
Displaced Persons Camps
Where Can We Go?
The Journey
Welcome to Canada
New Lives
Canadian Immigration Overview
IV. Life as a Refugee
On January 9, 1948 I was moved into the Prien Children's Centre, a beautiful resort beside a lake, where we all waited. While there, I was examined, had blood tests and x-rays. They must have been satisfied with the state of my health because by June 3, 1948 I found myself in the International Refugee Organization's Funk Caserne in Munich for "processing."
V. Sailing to Canada »    
Bill's Map
I. Satu Mare, Romania
II. Auschwitz & Muhldorf
III. At Liberation
IV. Life as a Refugee
V. Sailing to Canada
VI. Becoming Canadian