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Internment camps themselves were a new concept for the . 10. Fort Lincoln Internment Camp, North Dakota. Sure, there had been forcible relocations of Native Americans for centuries prior to World War II, but none of those horrific crimes involved strategically removing American citizens and their families from one area of the country to another until a war ended (when the removed citizens would then – in theory – be allowed to return home).
The concentration camps served as isolation and collection locales for various types of prisoners. Some of the captured soldiers were sent to the same concentration camps as civilian Jews (for example many Soviet soldiers died in Auschwitz). Some of the "death camps" used to dispose of holocaust victims also received uniformed military personnel captured by the Germans. Originally Answered: During WW2, did the Nazi send prisoners of war to concentration camps? Yes. The concentration camps served as isolation and collection locales for various types of prisoners. Religion or ethnic background seemed not to matter.
ANZAC Day - South Australian soldier Ralph Churches great WW2 escape from Nazi POW camp in Slovenia. An Australian soldier known as The Crow led the greatest escape from a German prisoner of war camp. Largest and most successful escape of WW2 . But until now, it has been barely known in Australia.
A violin made by a German soldier at an Essex prisoner of war camp has been played for the first time since its restoration
A violin made by a German soldier at an Essex prisoner of war camp has been played for the first time since its restoration. The instrument is marked "1944" inside and was crafted at High Garrett in Braintree, where German and Italian prisoners were held during World War Two. It now belongs to David Powell, of Woodbridge, whose parents lived in Braintree and were given the instrument by an officer in 1945. Professional violinist Jonathan Morton played the violin for Mr Powell for the first time since its restoration. He said: "It just sings out at yo. 11 Feb 2016.
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Marlag and Milag Nord were Second World War German prisoner-of-war camps near Breman. They were mostly for men of the British Merchant Navy and Royal Navy though American merchant seamen and . Navy personnel were often detained there as well. Most of the journal describes the day to day and although you can hear the authors voice in those little snippets of humour there is also the reminder of the harsh conditions they lived in: One prisoner during one of its hunger periods acquired a loaf. He dare not put it in his locker as he knew it might be stolen.