Liberation of Stalag 357

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Title

Liberation of Stalag 357

Description

A large group of men cheering and waving at camera. On the reverse 'Not for publication before the daily papers of Saturday April 21st 1945, British Official Photograph No.BU.3703(WK), War Office-Crown copyright reserved, Picture issued April 1945, Britsih official photograph, the liberation of Stalag 357, Picture taken [..] at Stalag 357 for NCOs at Fallingbostel about 10 miles south of Soltau, which was liberated by units of the British 7th Armoured Division on April 16 1945. 650 British prisoners together with Americans and Dominion troops were still there although the Germans had managed to march away 7000. picture shows: POWs giving hearty cheer for their liberators. BU.3703(WK) BIPPA'.

Publisher

British War Office

Date

1945-04

Rights

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Format

One b/w photograph

Type

Identifier

SValentineJRM1251404v20021

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

'Not for publication before the daily papers of Saturday April 21st 1945, British Official Photograph No.BU.3703(WK), War Office-Crown copyright reserved, Picture issued April 1945, Britsih official photograph, the liberation of Stalag 357, Picture taken [..] at Stalag 357 for NCOs at Fallingbostel about 10 miles south of Soltau, which was liberated by units of the British 7th Armoured Division on April 16 1945. 650 British prisoners together with Americans and Dominion troops were still there although the Germans had managed to march away 7000. picture shows: POWs giving hearty cheer for their liberators. BU.3703(WK) BIPPA'.

Collection

Citation

“Liberation of Stalag 357,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 1, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/22248.

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