Betts, Walter Edwin (Private)

Place Europe: Germany
Accession Number PR00056
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: x 1 cm
Object type Diary
Maker Betts, Walter Edwin
Place made Germany
Date made 1941-1945
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 92/0140
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Description

Diary written by Private Walter Edwin Betts recording his experiences as a prisoner of war in Germany during 1941-1942. Detailed entries describe work, camp food, mail and war news. While Betts kept several diaries, this was the only one to survive an allied bombing raid on Stalag XVIIIA.

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