A 16 year old German girl with a bundle a 'Prisoner of War' label tied to her coat. She was captured, by Allied soldiers invading Germany, while trying to reach American (Allied) lines, and claims to have been a cook for the Hitler Jugend. 1945
Trümmerfrauen, German “rubble women”, cleared post-WWII city debris and were given extra ration cards for their efforts. Cities like Dresden and Berlin were slowly restored by women who were only given basic tools and used their bare hands for this hard labor.