Where was Dönitz held at the end of WW1?

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Where was Dönitz held at the end of WW1?

Post by NeoVisionist » 05 Oct 2017 12:28

After Dönitz was captured near Malta in 1918 I haven't been able to find out where he was held by the British. Was it on Malta itself or elsewhere?

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Re: Where was Dönitz held at the end of WW1?

Post by Waleed Y. Majeed » 05 Oct 2017 17:00

This site says Redmires in England
http://www.karl-doenitz.com

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Re: Where was Dönitz held at the end of WW1?

Post by Ironmachine » 05 Oct 2017 17:16

AFAIK he was first held on Malta and later sent to Redmires near Sheffield in Great Britain. After a short stay at the Manchester Lunatic Asylum, he was released on July 1919.

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Re: Where was Dönitz held at the end of WW1?

Post by NeoVisionist » 05 Oct 2017 22:15

Thanks :-) I wonder if he learned English whilst prisoner of the Brits, or before the first world war...

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