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Prisoners of war

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

American prisoners of war, circa 1915

Identifier: 2011.004.005000
Scope and Contents note From the Series: Photograph album with 248 photographs depicting World War I scenes in France; photograph of German Army with Kaiser Bill, Crown Prince, and General Von Kluck; cross grave maker of Quentin Roosevelt; tanks, weapons, and prisoners of war; Walter Jones and others at camp; volcanic plug in Italy; Loire River; Mediterranean Sea near the France-Italy border; bridges in New York City; landscape and city views in France; boats in the New York Harbor; USS Lancaster; Cathedral of St. Etienne of Bourges,...
Dates: circa 1915

Camp Aliceville, Alabama, Materials

Identifier: MSS-4196
Overview Papers, letters, and photographs of German prisoners of war during and after their internment at Camp Aliceville, Alabama.
Dates: 1943-1995

Hans Höchersteiger Papers, 1938 - 1944

Scope and Contents The collection contains letters and postcards of Hans Höchersteiger, a technical sergeant of the Luftwaffe during World War II. Höchersteiger was captured in May 1941 and was held first in England and then in Ottawa, Canada. All the letters and postcards from Höchersteiger are to his family in Stuttgart, Germany, and are written in German. There is no translation for them at this time. There are also letters from the German Red Cross to Höchersteiger's family (probably his father) concerning...
Dates: 1938 - 1944

P.O.W. - M.I.A. Recognition Day papers

Identifier: MSS-3558
Overview P.O.W. - M.I.A. Recognition Day, 9 July 1982, State of Alabama Proclamation signed by Gov. Fob James.
Dates: 1982 July 9

Walker-Traweek Photographs

Identifier: 2012-030
Abstract Thirty-eight photographs of CFS Curtis Wayne Walker and Asst. Operations Sgt. Melvin W. Traweek taken during the Korean War in 1952. Photographs are of various sizes. Images include: Korean natives, “Hill 1062” with background taken from Kumwha Valley, mountains, bridges, tank with mine explosive device, Chinese POW camp on Koje Island, Gen. James A. Van Fleet, villages, burned buildings, rivers, Korean huts, scenes from Seoul, church and supply bunker.
Dates: 1952-07

Ada Wilkins papers

Identifier: MSS-2447
Overview Contains one letter from Mrs. Ada Wilkins of Zanesville, Ohio, on 15 March 1945 to her son, Talen D. Wilkins, who was a prisoner of war at a stalag in Germany. There is also a telegram from the Secretary of War informing her that he was missing in action in the Northern African area on March 27 (no year given).
Dates: 1945 March 15