Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

16/6/2011

University of Barbed Wire: How British prisoners studied for degrees and trained to be doctors in World War II captivity

Ever since World War II ended, the words ‘prisoner of war’ have been synonymous with escape. But despite the bravery and ingenuity of the men who tunnelled or climbed their way past the barbed wire, carrying artfully forged documents and wearing civilian suits made out of blankets, the majority of prisoners were simply more concerned with day-to-day survival. for more click here

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