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Belsen Prisoners Exchanged For Germans

(June 1944)

Jews with foreign passports were kept in Bergen-Belson to be exchanged for German nationals imprisoned abroad, although very few exchanges were made.  According to the Encyclopedia Of The Holocaust, a total of 283 Jews were released in June 1944 and allowed to go to Palestine: 222 from Bergen-Belsen and 61 from the Vittel camp in France. The list  (dated July 6, 1994) of those transfered, however, has 281 names.

Source:Joods Cultureel Kwartier | Jewish Cultural Quarter.
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.