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By Ken Free

This publication tells the tale of 1 of the main notable PoW Camps of the second one international conflict. Camp 186 held 6,000 often 'other ranks' - usual Germans who have been compelled into an irregular scenario. domestic to severe Nazis and to robust pacifists they shaped a unstable blend. mostly utilizing unique articles and letters through the prisoners, it tells a few of their tales, from trap to arriving at evening in a desolate box. residing in bell tents and regardless of the bitterly chilly iciness and quagmire that shaped, they created a clinic and theatres with a programme of which any specialist corporation will be proud. regardless of the hatred and murders, they broke down the limitations of faith or even turned domestic to a Catholic Seminary. The camp boasts what's most likely the biggest variety of profitable escapees in a single test, but additionally the tale of a prisoner who escaped yet got here again a 12 months later - a case defined by means of the top of the British PoW research division as 'the such a lot inconceivable story'.

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