Coutts, Ralph Alexander

Accession Number MSS1264
Collection type Manuscript
Measurement 1 item
Object type Manuscript
Maker Coutts, Ralph Alexander
Date made 1983
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 89/1477
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition

Manuscript titled `Bloody but unbowed'. Memoirs of POW experience from time of his capture near Benghazi with the British 50th Division, internment at Tarhuna camp, movement to Camp 65 Apulia, Italy and eventual placement at Arbeit 31 Gaschwitz, Saxony, involved with railway repair work. Includes details of camp life in both Italy and Germany, covering food, accommodation, work and activities such as `tin bashing'.