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007: Spring 1983

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046: April 1996

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121 : January 2021

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Stand To ! No. 121 Recently Published

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Contents  Communication Lines 2–6  A Bridge Too Many on the Oise by Michael Carragher 7–11  A Short Spell on Mudros and Helles by Barbara Meredith 12–18  Another Lonely Anzac 1394 Private H V Meston 9th Battalion AIF by Paul Cobb 19–21  The Camera Returns (102) by Bob Grundy and Steve Wall 22–23  A Fascination for Flora Along the Western …


Holzminden ‘Colditz’ of the First World War?

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The Second World War is probably more associated with escape exploits of prisoners of war – but there were a number of daring escapes (some more successful than others) during the Great War. The escape of 29 officers from Holzminden PoW Camp is probably the first ‘great escape’. Holzminden was a prison camp situated sixty miles south west of Hanov…


British Prisoners of War in First World War Germany by Oliver Wilkinson

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Cambridge University Press, £66.99 hb (Amazon 2018), 322pp, 25 ills, incl. abbreviations, bibliog., index.  Also available as Kindle edition. ISBN: 978–110–719–942–2 [First reviewed in Stand To! No.112 June 2018]  The numbers of prisoners of war, on all sides, proved to be a major aspect of twentieth century warfare. Not least over 185,000 Brit…