Contributed by Brigitte Wolf
|This document of December 1944 was the beginning of the abductions to hard labour camps in the Soviet Union, delivered to the Danube Swabians living in Hungary and the future Yugoslavia.
By the Supreme Commander of the village of Apatin
27th of December 1944 – Official Military Corps
Subject: Mobilization of all fit to work ethnic German persons;
Reason: Rebuilding of the areas behind the combat line.
In order to accomplish the order by the Combat Line No. 0060 of 22nd of December 1944, I command the mobilization of all fit to work ethnic German persons for the organization and implementation of the rebuilding in the areas behind the combat lines.
Men in the ages from 17 years to 45 years. Women from 18 years of age to 30 years.