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Thank you for submitting your question to History Hub. A search of the National Archives catalog for “Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere” shows a couple of possible leads in Record Group 260, Records of U.S. Occupation Headquarters, World War II, although further research may be necessary to discover the lives of refugees living in bunkers.
The first is “Correspondence Pertaining to German Requests for Assistance, 1949,” National Archives Identifier (NAID) 7794474. This series contains German requests for different kinds of assistance (including CARE packages). The second series is Press Releases, 1947-1949, NAID 7741374, from the Office of the Military Government (OMGUS), which concerns CARE packages (among other matters) and the distribution of food and supplies.
There may be additional references in Record Group 59, General Records of the Department of State, and the Central Decimal Files in particular. We suggest contacting the Archives II reference branch at email@example.com to look into this matter further.
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