Gresse Church Chronicle Extract

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Title

Gresse Church Chronicle Extract

Description

The pastor describes the burial of prisoners and guards who were shot by low flying RAF aircraft. The pastor officiated at the burial with an English padre.
In the second part he describes damage to the cemetery during a bombardment from the other side of the Elbe.
There is a handwritten annotation '18 April 1945 NB The writer of this was probably Paster Stuwe whose drawings of the occasion are no longer at Gresse. Now the border is open D.Uwe Wieben, I 3 the Heimatmuseum, Boizenburg (Elbe) might be worth a try.'

Date

1945-04-18

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Format

One typewritten sheet with handwritten annotations

Rights

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Identifier

MAnkersonR[Ser#-DoB]-180129-77

Citation

“Gresse Church Chronicle Extract,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 24, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/40571.

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