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| caption = The German American Internee Coalition (GAIC) was formed in 2005 by and for German American and Latin American citizens and legal residents who were interned by the United States during World War II.
 
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<p>The Federated German American Relief for Expellees Organizing Committee, which became known as the German American Resettlement Services, Inc., was a German-American organization in Cleveland, Ohio. </p>  
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<p>The Federated German American Relief for Expellees Organizing Committee, which became known as the German American Resettlement Services, Inc., was a German-American organization in Cleveland, Ohio. </p>
<p>The Federated German American Relief for Expellees Organizing Committee sought to assist refugees from Germany following World War II. In the years following the war, many Germans fled West Germany due to the destruction of World War II. Many residents of East Germany fled their nation, hoping to escape from communism. To assist both groups of Germans, Cleveland Germans established the Federated German American Relief for Expellees Organizing Committee in February 1952. By March 1952, the organization had changed its name to German American Resettlement Services, Inc. This group sought to unite Cleveland's German institutions, including churches, civic clubs, and other organizations, to work together to assist German refugees. The German American Resettlement Services, Inc., remained in operation until the early 1960s, providing financial assistance in both Europe and in the United States of America.</p>  
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<p>The Federated German American Relief for Expellees Organizing Committee sought to assist refugees from Germany following World War II. In the years following the war, many Germans fled West Germany due to the destruction of World War II. Many residents of East Germany fled their nation, hoping to escape from communism. To assist both groups of Germans, Cleveland Germans established the Federated German American Relief for Expellees Organizing Committee in February 1952. By March 1952, the organization had changed its name to German American Resettlement Services, Inc. This group sought to unite Cleveland's German institutions, including churches, civic clubs, and other organizations, to work together to assist German refugees. The German American Resettlement Services, Inc., remained in operation until the early 1960s, providing financial assistance in both Europe and in the United States of America.</p>
 
<p>German American Resettlement Services, Inc., illustrates the impact of German immigrants and culture in Ohio. At the start of the twenty-first century, German culture and institutions continue to thrive in the state. </p>
 
<p>German American Resettlement Services, Inc., illustrates the impact of German immigrants and culture in Ohio. At the start of the twenty-first century, German culture and institutions continue to thrive in the state. </p>
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==See Also==
 
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*[[Cleveland, Ohio]]
 
*[[Communism]]
 
 
*[[German Ohioans]]
 
*[[German Ohioans]]
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*[[Ohio]]
 
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*[[World War II]]
 
*[[World War II]]
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==References==
 
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#Van Tassel, David D., and John J. Grabowski, eds. <em>The Encyclopedia of Cleveland History</em>. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1996. &nbsp;
 
#Van Tassel, David D., and John J. Grabowski, eds. <em>The Encyclopedia of Cleveland History</em>. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1996. &nbsp;
 
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Revision as of 14:54, 23 May 2013

File:German American Interment Camp.jpg
The German American Internee Coalition (GAIC) was formed in 2005 by and for German American and Latin American citizens and legal residents who were interned by the United States during World War II.

The Federated German American Relief for Expellees Organizing Committee, which became known as the German American Resettlement Services, Inc., was a German-American organization in Cleveland, Ohio.

The Federated German American Relief for Expellees Organizing Committee sought to assist refugees from Germany following World War II. In the years following the war, many Germans fled West Germany due to the destruction of World War II. Many residents of East Germany fled their nation, hoping to escape from communism. To assist both groups of Germans, Cleveland Germans established the Federated German American Relief for Expellees Organizing Committee in February 1952. By March 1952, the organization had changed its name to German American Resettlement Services, Inc. This group sought to unite Cleveland's German institutions, including churches, civic clubs, and other organizations, to work together to assist German refugees. The German American Resettlement Services, Inc., remained in operation until the early 1960s, providing financial assistance in both Europe and in the United States of America.

German American Resettlement Services, Inc., illustrates the impact of German immigrants and culture in Ohio. At the start of the twenty-first century, German culture and institutions continue to thrive in the state.

See Also

References

  1. Van Tassel, David D., and John J. Grabowski, eds. The Encyclopedia of Cleveland History. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1996.