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  • Gina Lodewijks

    1956. A little girl sees her father (a German world war II prisoner) for the first time since she was two years old. (Photo:Helmuth Pirath)

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  • Becky Nason

    A German World War II prisoner, released by the Soviet Union, is reunited with his daughter. The child had not seen her father since she was 1 year old.

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