Friedland -- German for "peaceful land" -- has seen hundreds of thousands of refugees come through its gates over a period of nearly seven decades.
Flüchtlinge aus Lager Friedland in Northeim untergebracht / Übersicht / Göttingen / Nachrichten - Goettinger-Tageblatt.de
Bundesarchiv B 145 Bild-F079037-0022, Lager Friedland, Aussiedler - Flüchtlinge beim Essen
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Over 10,000 German prisoners of war arriving from the Soviet Union came through the gates of Friedland between 1955 and 1956
Friedland has existed since 1945, when it was set up by the British allied forces to accomodate German refugees from Eastern Europe.