Prisoner of War Life
Here is a small selection of items relating to the lives of POWs in Germany during World War II. The first section is assorted reports, etc.
- Red Cross Bulletin - All 25 issues.
- Gefangenen Gazette - A camp newspaper reproduced in the Red Cross Bulletin.
- Stalag Luft 4 - Reports on conditions.
The Red Cross food parcels and other items were crucial to the survival of the prisoners. Here are links to some information about what they contained.
- Food Parcel - British Red Cross.
- Parcel Contents - Listing of food parcel
- Red Cross Food Parcels - List of contents, plus German rations.
- Picture of Contents - And they'll sell you a poster of it.
- Medical Package - As sent by the Red Cross to POW camps.