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World War I prisoner of war camp post cards

MS-1418
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1418

Description

The collection contains photo-post cards from World War I German prisoner of war camp at Hamelin. Some blank, some with correspondence from Fernand Gautier who was a prisoner in the camp. Additional postcards from the occupation at Lille, France, the training camp at Sissone, France and other miscellaneous postcards are also included.

Hamelin was the first town in the German Reich to set up a prisoner of war camp after the beginning of World War I.

Dates

  • 1907 - 1914

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright on this material has not been evaluated. You are free to use this material in any way that is permitted by copyright that applies to your use.

Extent

.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

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