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German POW Art/Diary

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    Jba45ww2 Active Member Patron  

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    I purchased this small German POW diary while I was living in the UK. I had found it in a small store in Southampton and it details the life of a POW in England. It includes many drawings and details up until his time of release
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    GRW Pillboxologist Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    Excellent stuff. That reference to a camp #164 is probably Weston Lane camp at Otley, Yorkshire. Now gone.
     
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    He was a very talented artist.
     
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    I was wondering what camp that it was connected. Many thanks
     
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    Couldn't decipher the stamp in the first photo- is it camp 86 or 88?
     
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    Looks like 60
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    There's a list of POW camps in Britain. Camp 60 seems to be Oerdale Camp, Skipton, Yorkshire & Huddersfield, Bradford, Yorkshire
    The full list is here German Prisoners of War in Britain
     
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