The British military government, which administered the northwestern part of Germany as well as one sector of Berlin, was officially known as the Control Commission for Germany (British Element), or CCG(BE) for short. Under the leadership of a military governor, the CCG(BE) supervised all aspects of the reconstruction and democratization of the British occupation zone from its headquarters in Berlin and its individual zonal executive offices. The Prisoner-of-War and Displaced Persons Division was a special department that dealt with the care of DPs and former POWs.