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2015/04/19 20:47
2015/04/19 20:47
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... halls back home and the leave to enjoy them. But he had his duties to perform as a good German soldier and servant of the Third Reich – in the most terrible place on earth, the...
2015/04/19 20:47
2015/04/19 20:47
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2015/04/18 11:20
2015/04/18 11:20
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Dyffryn Aled was a fabulous house for aristocratic Lady Dundonald and her family. Almost 100 German naval officers were held there as it was used as a prisoner of war (POW) camp. And like...
2015/04/18 04:17
2015/04/18 04:17
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... the trenches at Pozieres, 34km from Amiens, he recounts a heavy attack by the Germans ("Let us pass over it as quickly as possible. It was too terrible to dwell on, or to...
2015/04/17 12:24
2015/04/17 12:24
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... captured in the German invasion of 1941. Michael Kellner spent the rest of the war in a German POW camp, and when it was liberated he went to Britain, where he stayed for the rest of his...
2015/04/15 16:58
2015/04/15 16:58
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It has been 70 years since I was liberated from a Nazi concentration camp. I was just a teenager then; I�m 87 now.� Holocaust Remembrance Day is April 15th, and I have been thinking about what I want...
2015/04/14 09:12
2015/04/14 09:12
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Günter Grass, who has died aged 87, was Germany’s best-known postwar novelist, a man of titanic energy and zest who, besides his fiction-writing, enjoyed the cut and thrust of political debate and...
2015/04/14 06:09
2015/04/14 06:09
7d
Christmas celebrations at the camp (POW Research Network Japan) Mrs Tamura has been awarded the OBE for her efforts to document the camps and to help former prisoners to come to terms with their...
2015/04/08 22:13
2015/04/08 22:13
12d
... was no longer a human being. And despite it being 70 years since the liberation of Nazi death camps, Eisen says lessons that should stem from the greatest genocide of all time have not been...
2015/04/06 06:09
2015/04/06 06:09
15d
... hard raising funds for a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems for the CCC/POW building," said Becky Rose of Conrad, who, with numerous other volunteers, have been busy over...
2015/04/04 22:10
2015/04/04 22:10
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I looked at my notes. Captain Birendranath Mazumdar. A doctor from Calcutta. Imprisoned by the Germans in World War II, but escaped. I put the headphones on. A voice crackled in my ears. "I...
2015/04/04 10:15
2015/04/04 10:15
16d
... men in the plane plunged from the flight after its right engine was a target of a nearby German night fighter, according to the pilot’s recount years later. It was just before midnight on...
2015/03/30 07:49
2015/03/30 07:49
21d
Inside an unassuming Berlin building lies a collection of recordings made in German prisoner of war camps during the first World War. Among the thousands of shellac discs are recordings of Irish...
2015/03/30 05:49
2015/03/30 05:49
22d
... and brutality of the worst kind’: stories of the Irish held in German POW camps At least 10,000 Irishmen spent all or some of the first World War in a German camp The Battle of Le Pilly was...
2015/03/27 13:12
2015/03/27 13:12
24d
... us have lived in a lifetime. When we left him last Saturday, Gardiner had been shot down over Germany after attempting, with his bomber crew, to sink the famous German battleship The...
2015/03/25 11:46
2015/03/25 11:46
26d
... part of a bomber crew before he was shot down and captured. It was at a prisoner of war camp near present day Zagan, Poland that McKim became part of The Great Escape. Prison escapes...
2015/03/22 00:45
2015/03/22 00:45
30d
... Casualty Clearing Station, a mobile field unit equipped to deal with 200 patients near the German-Dutch frontier, when on 17 April, 1945, he was ordered to move his unit south and take charge...
2015/03/19 22:37
2015/03/19 22:37
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... some not-so-well-known aspects of the Second World War. In the novel, Erich, a 17-year-old German POW, is anti-Nazi, which puts him in danger from his fellow prisoners so he volunteers to...
2015/04/19 20:47
2015/04/19 20:47
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