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MCurnockRM1815605-171114-022.pdf
The official journal of the Prisoners of War Department of the Red Cross and St John War Organisation. This edition covers the Editors comments, the transport of food parcels, Emergency supplies for the camp, POW cooking, articles about Christmas in…

BYatesYates1501.pdf
The memoir covers Sergeant Officer A Yates' time as a prisoner of war from September 1942 to April 1945. He was initially imprisoned in Stalag VIIIB in Upper Silesia, he was evacuated with 30,000 others to escape the advancing Russian Army. He and a…

This is an item about a place. Spelling variants, forms in different languages and usage notes are listed here. This heading is also used for: Stalag Luft 8B; Stalag Luft viiiB, Stalag Luft VIIIB; Stalag Luft 8-B; Stalag Luft viii-B, Stalag Luft…

YPattissonC1264245v1.pdf
Transcription of day by day account of activities from 19 April 1942 to 3 October 1942. Commences with photograph of Squadron in front of Halifax and of pilots on training course (Pattisson top left), Records daily activities, casualties, losses of…

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Card is addressed to George Grundy a prisoner of war in Stalag VIIIB. No date.

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Newspaper cutting, no source, no date showing a Christmas card to the King from the prisoners of war in Stalag VIIIB, Christmas 1941.
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From George Grundy, card produced on behalf of the prisoners of war in Stalag VIIIB, Christmas 1941. Annotated from 'George with Love'.

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Andrew Carswell volunteered for the Royal Canadian Air Force in his native Toronto. He trained as a pilot and on arrival in the UK and completion of his further training he was posted to 9 Squadron. His first operation was to Berlin. On their final…

AHextellGJE160104.mp3
George Hextell joined the RAF as a flight engineer and flew operations with 51 Squadron on Halifaxes. After being shot down over Holland, he became a prisoner of war. Gives a detailed account of how his capture, imprisonment and liberation. Describes…

AInstoneTS160407.mp3
Thomas (Stan) Instone was working at a factory making Bristol Hercules engines but volunteered to be aircrew as soon as he was of age. Initially his application was unsuccessful but he persevered and trained as ground crew. He later remustered as a…

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Stephen Granville Bacon was shot down and became a prisoner of war in Stalag VIIIB. He made several escape attempts.

BHumesELHumesELv1.pdf
Recalls joining the RAF as a flight mechanic in 1939 and then employed as a barrage balloon operator. Describes his subsequent selection for aircrew and training in London, St Andrews, Manchester and in advanced navigation at Dumfries. Next covers…

MTrevaynePR1291380-191205-02.pdf
A detailed account of the last flight of a Stirling operation on Hamburg.

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Writes that he looks forward to her letters. Continues with friendly banter and talks a little of his activities.

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Writes of recent entertainment and the weather. Continues with description of crafts and fun fair. Mentions friends visiting, that he has convalesced and he has taken up Spanish.

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-013.pdf
The News Sheet of the Canadian Prisoner of War Relatives Association. This edition covers Victory in Europe, the death of President Roosevelt, the liberation of Canadian POWs, assembly centres for released POWs, the seizure of German POW records,…

PYates1502.jpg
Sergeant A Yates's observer brevet and his identity tag when at Stalag VIIIB, number 27042

SDryhurstHG1332214v10018.pdf
Account of 142 Squadron crew operation to Kassel wriiten by rear gunner Bob Henderson. Was attacked by night fighter and had to bale out. Continues with account of evading and capture. Reunited with wounded crewmates and transported to prisoner of…

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Thanks her for her letters and says he is fit and well. Asks if she would like to be his pin up girl and ask for photographs.

SDryhurstHG1332214v10011-0001.jpg
First correspondence to someone he knew but forgot her surname. Notes he landed in his unfortunate predicament. Hopes she still has his photograph and that he might see her soon.

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Writes that there had been no letters from home and he had celebrated his second anniversary. Looking forward to getting back to England.

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Landscape view of open yard with a set of goalposts infront of a series of single story cabins, in far background are high fence posts with wire between them, yard has clusters of men moving in multiple directions. Captioned '“British POWs at…

PFOMetheringhamAF19040021.jpg
Top - view inside a building showing block of toilets in the centre and wash basins against far wall. Submitted with description ' Toilets at Lamsdorf POW Camp, Stalag VIIIB. (Stalag 344 from 1943)'
Bottom - air-to-air photograph of the front of a…

EGrundyGClagueL431202-0001.jpg
From George Grundy thanking her for her letter and comments on the letter contents.

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