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271 Index Note: The abbreviation “DP” refers to displaced persons. Page numbers in italics indicate photographs. Adenauer, Konrad, 35, 190–192, 200–201, 206, 209–210 African-American soldier, 103–104 agriculture: and American base debate, 198, 201–202, 213, 215; and economic recovery, 184; and forced labor, 34, 36, 91; and land tenancy, 32–33, 161–162; and manual labor, 118–119; and Rhön region politics, 26 Aime, George, 74–75 air raids, 40 alcohol, 72–73 Allied forces, 47–48, 59 Altglasshütten, 217 American Zone. See U.S. Zone Amerika-Haus, 121 ammunition and ordnance, 112–116 Anders Army, 67, 68, 92–93 animal theft, 135 Ankermüller, Willi, 173 Anna M. (pseudonym), 217 Ansbach, 218 anti-communism, 68, 72, 95, 208, 214 anti-repatriation movement, 15, 72, 84–96, 195 anti-Semitism, 27, 104 archival privacy laws, 19 Armia Krajowa (AK), 67 Armin G. (pseudonym), 97–98, 123 arms market, 78–80 Aschaffenburg, 12, 22, 44, 53, 89 Atlantic Prize, 196 Augsburg, 218 Ausgewiesene (term for refugees), 18 Auslandereinsatz (foreign labor deployment ), 33–34 Aussiedler (post–Cold War migrants), 225 Australia, 146, 150–151, 157, 159 Austria, 48, 122, 137 B Company, 1st Battalion, 102 baby boom, 70–71 Bad Arolsen, 35, 152 Bad Brückenau: and American base debate , 204; and American requisitioning problems, 117; and anti-repatriation sentiment, 195; and camp riots, 55; crime and black market activity, 73–74, 123; cultural influence of American occupation , 121; economic crash after Cold War, 226; and economic development, 167–168; elections, 208; ethnic German refugees, 97; and expellee affairs, 104– 105; and food supplies in DP camps, 64; and foreign labor, 35; and Henties, 111; and history of the Rhön region, 23, 24; and housing for DPs, 216; and illegal commerce, 140; and jurisdictional issues , 135–136; and Kristallnacht riots, 27; and law enforcement, 132–136; and legal status of DPs, 77; and local leadership, 106–108; and militarization of Germany, 272 index 32; and Nazi forced labor system, 37; political system of, 130–131; population of, 26–27; and refugee politics, 174–177; and resettlement of refugees, 220, 226; and scope of American occupation, 101–102; and tourism, 117–118. See also Landkreis Brückenau Bad Kissingen, 23, 77, 156, 167, 194 Bad Neustadt, 167 Bad Orb, 215 Baltic states and Balt refugees, 35, 50, 85–86, 123, 147, 157 banditry, 15, 79–83, 134–135, 152–153 banking, 125–126 barracks at Wildflecken, 20 barter economy, 56–57, 73 base complex at Wildflecken, 103 Basic Law (Grundgesetz), 192, 207, 225 Baus, Josef, 131–132, 204, 215 Bavaria: and American base debate, 183, 201–202, 205–206; and Cold War politics , 190; and durability of DP camps, 9–10; and economic development, 163, 167, 168, 170, 175; and expellee problems, 45, 52–53, 162; and fear of DP retaliations , 105; and Hammelburg base plans, 202–203; and housing for refugees, 212; and industrial development, 183–184, 186; and jurisdiction over DPs, 196; and Marshall Plan funds, 212; and political reconstruction, 109; and protests against American base construction, 199; and refugee politics, 51–52, 174, 177–178, 215–216; and resettlement of displaced farmers, 218; and rural life, 9; and scope of refugee crisis, 4–5; and sovereignty issues, 192; and stateless foreigners, 194 Bavarian Army, 30 Bavarian Landtag, 173 Bavarian Military Government, 152 Bavarian Ministry of Economics, 163, 175 Bavarian Ministry of Justice, 136 Bavarian Ministry of the Economy, 211–212 Bavarian People’s Party, 24 Bavarian Refugee Administration, 19, 122 Bavarian state government, 100 Bayerische Flüchtlingsverwaltung, 19, 125–126 Bayerische Rundschau, 172 Bayernpartei, 206, 210 Beck, Anton: and American base debate, 187, 212; conflicts with the IRO, 153; leadership skills of, 52; and resettlement efforts, 126, 129; and RPG experiment, 177 Beer Hall Putsch, 105, 203 Belgium, 146, 150, 173 Berlin blockade, 189 Bessel, Richard, 9 Bilzingsleben, 59 Bischofsheim, 166 black market: and American base debate, 204; and barter economy, 56–57; and currency reforms, 138–140; and emigration efforts, 146; and ethnic German expellees, 230; and food supplies, 72, 135, 137–138, 140, 151; and free-livers, 76; and law enforcement, 77–78, 83, 132–134, 136–138; and livestock theft, 152; and Polish camp at Wildflecken, 99; and Polish DPs, 105; and ration cars, 87; and UNRRA requisitions of local resources, 63–64; and UNRRA supplies, 72–75 black soldiers, 103–104 Blank, Theodor, 190, 203, 206–207, 211. See also Dienststelle Blank (Amt Blank) Blatman, Daniel, 49 Block...

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9780253007070
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9780253006776
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OCLC
828743769
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304
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2013-05-20
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English
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