WEINSBERG, GERMANY. PRISONERS OF WAR PRESENTING "GROUSE IN JUNE" AT OFLAG Va POW CAMP. AMATEUR ...

Place Europe: Germany
Accession Number SUK13734
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Date made c February 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

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Description

WEINSBERG, GERMANY. PRISONERS OF WAR PRESENTING "GROUSE IN JUNE" AT OFLAG Va POW CAMP. AMATEUR THEATRICALS PLAYED A LARGE PART IN COMBATING THE BOREDOM OF PRISONER OF WAR LIFE. 'OFLAG' IS AN ABBREVIATION OF 'OFFIZIERLAGER' - OFFICERS' CAMP; SIMILARLY 'STALAG' IS AN ABBREVIATION OF 'MANNSCHAFT STAMMLAGER' - A CAMP FOR MEN OTHER THAN OFFICERS.