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'A Prisoner at Holzminden' with Ian Gumm

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As a young boy Ian grew up with the stories of the daring deeds and escapes by the soldiers, sailors and airmen of the Second World War. The stories about Colditz and films like The Great Escape, with that memorable scene of Steve McQueen trying to jump the wire on a motorbike, readily spring to mind. What appears to be relatively unknown, howe…


051: January 1998

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069: January 2004

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Allied POWs in German Hands 1914 - 1918 (Images of War).

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  Reviewed by Timothy Heck. Allied POWs in German Hands, 1914-1918 is an engaging collection of short chapters and contemporary photographs of life as a prisoner of the Germans in the Great War from capture to the end of captivity. David Bilton, a Western Front Association member and a prolific writer of World War I histories, has collected a var…


FREE: Study Day in Canterbury 'Culture in Captivity: Prisoners of War and Internees during the First World War'

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Join Gateways to the First World War for a free study day at Westgate Hall, Canterbury, exploring the experiences of Prisoners of War and civilian internees during the First World War, with historians Professor Matthew Stibbe (Sheffield Hallam University), Dr Oliver Wilkinson (University of Wolverhampton) and Dr Emma Hanna (University of Kent). Du…


FREE EVENT: Hidden Culture in Captivity Workshop for all ages

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Join us for an explore and discover workshop for all ages. Find out about the varied experiences of prisoners of war, help us unearth their stories and connections to Canterbury. Create your own stories, role play and make your own artefacts using different materials. Free admission, refreshments available, open to all ages - 11am-2pm Book >…


Allied POWs in German Hands 1914 - 1918 (Images of War). (1)

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  Bilton, David.  Pen and Sword. ISBN: 1473867010.   Allied POWs in German Hands, 1914-1918 is an engaging collection of short chapters and contemporary photographs of life as a prisoner of the Germans in the Great War from capture to the end of captivity. David Bilton, a Western Front Association member and a prolific writer of World War I hi…