POW Camps in the Middle East

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Post by Annelie » 12 Aug 2008 21:21

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    Post by Annelie » 12 Aug 2008 22:18

    http://britains-smallwars.com/Canal/index1.html#his

    a few recollections from the 40's

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    Post by patrick13 » 13 Aug 2008 00:00

    Annelie: All very interesting. Have sent my '46 and today's photos to small wars and hope that they will publish them. Somehow, I could not send them via the forum. Patrick

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    Post by patrick13 » 22 Aug 2008 18:33

    Amelie: My photos "Now and Then" are posted on the site that you gave me: Small Wars. Thank you for guiding me there.

    Did your father serve in Crete? As he was one of the last to leave, he either opted to remain or he was a strong party member. Prisoners were listed as White, Grey or Black according to their sympathies. All white had been repatriated before I arrived at the camp and most Italians except those from the Tyrol. Patrick

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    Post by Annelie » 22 Aug 2008 19:30

    Your welcome, you haven't really changed that much during these years.

    Yes, my Father served in Kreta/Crete. I don't know the reason of which he was one of the last to leave.
    Don't think it was because he was a strong party member, perhaps he opted for personal reasons.
    There wasn't really much to come home to.

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    Post by Annelie » 10 Sep 2008 20:49

    Patrick, thought you may recognize one of your pals in this link

    http://home.arcor.de/kriegsgefangene/gr ... egypt.html

    scroll down to the photo album of camp 380

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    Post by patrick13 » 10 Sep 2008 21:53

    Annelie: Thank you but I found this site many years ago and, in fact, recommended to you. The only person I knew was Colonel Shipley. Not hopeful that many (any!) of those whom I knew are alive. Cheers. Patrick

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    Post by Annelie » 10 Sep 2008 22:08

    Ops, sorry about that. I admit I am over 29 and my memory sometimes fails me :D

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    Post by patrick13 » 10 Sep 2008 22:16

    Annelie: Obviously, a "junior moment". Patrick

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    Post by Dogan Sahin » 20 Nov 2008 16:56

    Hi,
    I am new in the forum. I have been doing a research on allied POW kept in Turkish POW camps (Afion, Konya, Nigde, Ankara etc). I have made thorough use of another forum for the last year. So one by one I go walkabouts in other significant forums!. Axis in one that I am sure I can benefit from. I have gathered a lot of data and pictures through the other forum for my book, soon to be published. I believe I have a lot to benefit from Axis forum. Can you good guys please help me locate photos (especially afion camp), diaries, books etc. on Turkish POW camps ?
    Much appreciated..
    regards

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    Post by Dogan Sahin » 20 Nov 2008 16:57

    And please do not hesitate to let me know of any " insignificant" info. Thanks

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    Post by Oasis » 15 Dec 2008 19:48

    I just received from CICR (International committee of Red Cross) in Geneva the result of an inquiry I sent many months ago regarding the certification of my father detention in India as POW.
    They found the capture card dated 5.9.1942 (about 55 days later) and a second card with the change of POW camp.
    Something can be found, thanks to this wonderful Organization.

    Toni

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    Post by Annelie » 15 Dec 2008 20:06

    Congratulations, on receiving information on your Father.

    Yes, unless one has been on the receiving end of getting much wanted information
    they will never know how grateful some of us feel for their help.

    :)

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    POW Camps in the Middle East

    Post by nonsence » 06 Mar 2009 22:06

    Hello I am looking for any informations about my grand-ouncle Antonin Dworok, all I know, is that he died in POW cap in Africa, I have some details

    Dworok Antonín 175035
    c/o CHief P.O.W. Camp 380
    Postal centre Middle East
    Egypt

    his photo
    http://bp3.blogger.com/_WS5qv-dzpkM/R6- ... iforme.jpg

    http://bp1.blogger.com/_WS5qv-dzpkM/R6- ... h/hrob.jpg
    and his grave


    I'll be happy for any information about him, the camp or the cemetery

    Thank you very much
    Adam
    adam.kencki@gmail.com

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    Post by Annelie » 06 Mar 2009 22:27

    Hello Adam,

    Welcome to the forum and good luck on finding information on your grand uncle.

    To find information on his grave or cemetry try

    http://www.volksbund.de/graebersuche/content_suche.asp

    of course you probably have already tried the Wast?

    This is a good link about the camp
    http://74.125.95.132/search?q=cache:Jk7 ... =clnk&cd=1

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