Wartime log for British prisoners

BWhiteheadTWhiteheadTv1.pdf

Title

Wartime log for British prisoners

Description

Belonging to Sergeant Tom Whitehead, B.P.O.W. 1051, Stalag Luft 6. Contains newspaper cutting with news of Tom Whitehead as prisoner of war. Main dates of events and locations from shoot down to liberation. Includes a poem 'Joe', cartoon, diet sheet, words by Churchill as prisoner of war, list of his postings to RAF Stations, outline map of New Zealand, camp money, poem 'captain of the boat wot takes us home', photographs, newspaper cutting on Sergeant E Molyneux, addresses in England, newspaper cutting concerning Squadron Leader Leonard Trent Victoria Cross. Continues with diary of events from 6 March 1945 to 8 April 1945 gives details of camp and conditions with reduced rations at Stalag 357, Goes on to describe march to Hamburg including being strafed by own allied aircraft.

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Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1943
1944
1945

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This content is available under a CC BY-NC 4.0 International license (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0). It has been published ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre. For more information, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ and https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/legal.

Format

Cover and 35 double page handwritten booklet

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BWhiteheadTWhiteheadTv1

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Citation

T Whitehead, “Wartime log for British prisoners,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 18, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/17109.

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