|"As we moved up the Weser River toward the sea, the passengers gradually fell silent. They realized they were leaving their mother continent, probably never to return. As long as land was in sight, the DPs stood there on deck watching their past fade into oblivion" - Horodysky|
This photograph appeared Dec 10, 2013 in an article titled: Ernst Vahi recalls departure: Excerpt from Insula - Island of Hope. John and Ventis Plume, the authors/editors of "Insula - Island of Hope" have been very generous in providing us with a lot of material including photographs to share with our readers here at Magic City.
Book Title: Insula - Island of Hope
Book Pages: 453
Ventis Plume and John Plume, Editors
|RAF Lancaster Bombers over Berchtesgarden|
The photograph above and those below come from the two articles published December 17th and 18th at Kingscalendar and Magic City respectively.
|Hitler's Berghof after it was bombed|
Excerpts and photographs from 'Insula - Island of Hope' already published at Magic City include:
December 18, 2013 359 Bombers Over Berchtesgaden - Excerpt from Insula-Island of Hope
December 17, 2013 Berchtesgaden Before Insula (Island of Hope) by Andris E. Spura (at Kingscalendar)
December 10, 2013 Ernst Vahi recalls departure: Excerpt from Insula - Island of Hope
November 23, 2013 Photographs of WWII Refugee Camps (Latvian Insula)
November 17, 2013 Photograph of the Week: Men's volleyball team at Insula in 1946
November 17, 2013 Twin Sisters, Many Journeys: Excerpt from 'Insula - Island of Hope'
November 16, 2013 Stories of WWII Latvian Refugees (at Kingscalendar.com)
November 10, 2013 Photograph of the Week: Insula - Island of Hope
November 10, 2013 Insula Began in Bruckmuhl (Excerpt from 'Insula - Island of Hope')
November 3, 2013 Photograph of the Week: Watercolors of Insula by Leo Trinkuns (1899-1948)
November 3, 2013 Forward to Insula - Island of Hope by Dr. Vaira Vike-Freiberga
October 27, 2013 New Book about Latvians Displaced by World War II
Posted by R.P. BenDedek