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Offline kayla0609

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« on: Friday 26 May 17 12:52 BST (UK) »
How can I find info on a prisoner of war camp  in Munsterlager province of Hanover.
Want to find out what sort of camp it was .

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Re: POW WW1
« Reply #1 on: Friday 26 May 17 13:53 BST (UK) »
Munsterlager (means Munster camp) is an alternative name for the camp called Munster near Soltau on Luneburg Heath, it was a Mannschaftslager (ie not officers).  Came under X Army Corps at Hannover.

Splendid photos on this German web site http://www.munsterlager.com/kriegsgefangene.html

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Re: POW WW1
« Reply #2 on: Friday 26 May 17 14:06 BST (UK) »
Hi Kay...you can search records here:

https://grandeguerre.icrc.org/

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Re: POW WW1
« Reply #3 on: Friday 26 May 17 14:21 BST (UK) »
Thank you both for this info.