Saturday, July 23, 2016

Hiding pigs, collecting cigarettes in Estonian DP Camp

The American Nationalities Movement honored Erika Puussaar of the Estonian Community and president of the Estonian Cultural Garden at the annual Captive Nations Dinner in Cleveland on July 14, 2016.  Erika told of her experience as a displaced person in World War II in an Estonian refugee camp. She told how they hid pigs from the Germans and how they would collect cigarette butts from the GIs to re-sell.

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