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How to navigate our website

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Welcome to our new website. In this version of our website, we've added some additional functionality. Understanding the records Note: the records tables are best viewed on a desktop of laptop device. For all record types (prisoners, camps,…
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Long March Research Resources

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Discovering More About ​The Long March Books, Accounts by POWs, Videos/DVDs, Websites ​Taking the Long Way Home: The Long March of 1945 ​​An interactive map, produced by Dave Lovell and Ian Bowley, of the routes taken by many…
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Visiting the Museum at Lamsdorf

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Strange as it might seem, the letter Ł in Polish is pronounced like a W in English, so Łambinowice is pronounced 'Wambinowice'. 'Złoty', the Polish currency, is pronounced 'Zwoty'. In Polish the letter W is pronounced like the Engish…
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Russian and Polish Resources

Шталаг Stalag VIIIF/318/344 Ламсдорф Lamsdorf ​Если вы ищете информацию о Шталаг VIIIF/318/344 Ламсдорф: Jeśli szukasz informacji na temat Stalag VIIIF 318/344/Lamsdorf: Русский…
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Background to the WO416 collection (German POW capture cards)

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Many of the POW listings on this site have been extracted from the UK National Archives transcriptions of the surviving Personalkartes (personal cards) and other cards for each man held under series WO 416: German Record cards of British and…
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Archie Crack – the search for a Czech family who helped him

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Report from Canadian Battlefield Tours In the second world war, an Australian soldier Alwyne (Archie) Crack was a prisoner of the Germans at Lambinowice in Poland. This was a large prisoner-of-war camp Stalag 344 for prisoners of war from Britain,…
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Facebook Groups

The charity now has a Facebook group directly linked to this website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1948437948726846 This is in addition to the following topic related groups and groups run by others. Allied POWs held by Germany: 1939-1945 English:…
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Prisoner of War Books

There are many more books recounting POW experiences, and more titles will be added to this list in due course. If you know of any relevant books, please email the details to:  [email protected] The Lamsdorf Series Lamsdorf In…
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Help with Research

(This information is valid for all German POW camps) Please note: we have no information about former POWs apart from what is already on this website but we are pleased to offer this information to help you research the man or woman you are…