1948 — Augsburg and Bremen 1948? – Wladsylaw, Lidia and Friend1948? – Wladsylaw, Lidia and Friend (back)Wladyslaw and FriendWladyslaw and FriendWladyslaw and FriendsWladyslaw and FriendsWladyslaw and FriendsWladyslaw, Lidia, and PriestWladyslaw, Lidia, and Group1948 – Wladyslaw Age 17Wladyslaw(4th from left) and Soccer TeamWladyslaw and FriendsWladyslaw (top left)Lidia and FriendsWladyslaw Assembly Center RegistrationMay 2, 1949 – Transfer from Augsburg1949? – Wladyslaw and Lidia with BaggageIRO Camp Grohn PostcardApril 27, 1948 — The Parfomuks transferred to another camp in Augsburg, a resettlement center which housed DPs with permission to emigrate to the United States. It appears they remained for nearly a year, however, awaiting passage overseas. (From August 13 to September 3, 1948 Wladyslaw went away to a Scout camp.) On March 25, 1949, the Parfomaks were set to be transferred to a Polish DP camp Böblingen, possibly as a transitory location for emigrants enroute to northern Germany for travel overseas. But the later record shows the family departing Augsburg on May 2, 1949.The Parfomuk family left Augsburg for the IRO Center at Camp Grohn in Bremen, which was a staging camp for DP emigrants. According to another account, at the camp, DP’s were prepared for their emigration by having vaccinations and medical exams. They also were required to watch films about what to do in the camp and attended two-day information sessions about life in the United States, including sessions about becoming a citizen, American history, government, customs, employment, money, and weights and measures. Emigres remained at the camp until the day of their ship’s departure, when they would board a train for the short trip to the port.