Philip Jenkinson's journey in Germany after being shot down

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Philip Jenkinson's journey in Germany after being shot down

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Gives itinerary of journey from being shot down, captured, and various prisoner of war camps (Dulag Luft, Stalag Luft 6, Stalag 357 and 355) and eventual repatriation.

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IBCC Digital Archive

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SJenkinsonLP1316403v10059

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PHILIP JENKINSON - AIR GUNNER

RAF No. 1316403 - GERMAN P.o.W. No. 507

My journeys in Germany 7th September 1943 to 27th April 1945

Shot down night of - 6-7 September 1943

Captured Immenstadt after walking
railroad via Kempton - 15 September 1943

Immenstadt to Dulagluft via Munich
Augsburg and Mannheim - 21 September 1943

Dulagluft to Stalagluft 6 Heydekrug
via Berlin, Stettin, Danzig, Konigburg,
and Tilsit - 2 October 1943

Stalagluft 6 to Munich to view bomb
damage, via Tilsit, Konigburg, Elgin,
Danzig, Stettin, Berlin, Leipzig, Halle,
Ragensburg, Munich - 22 October 1943

Returned to Heydekrug, from Munich
via Regensburg, Nurnenburg, Leipzig,
Berlin, Sterrin, Danzig, Elgin, Konigburg,
Tilsit - 29 October 1943

Stalagluft 6 Heydekrug to Stalag 357
Thorn, Poland, transported in cattle
trucks - 16 July 1944

Stalag 357 to Stalag 355 Fallingbostel
transported in cattle trucks - 12 August 1944

Marched out of Fallingbostel - 11 April 1945

and after a few days liberated by
British Army and then returned to
P.o.W. camp - 17 April 1945

Then taken to an Army camp and
returned to England by air in a
Dakota - 36 P.o.W.’s standing up,
holding the sides - 27th April 1945

Citation

L P Jenkinson, “Philip Jenkinson's journey in Germany after being shot down,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 15, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/30640.

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