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Prisoners of War


As the military forces swept across Europe and Germany, additional logistics for thousands of German soldiers who were surrendering to advancing troops was created. The collection and confinement of these prisoners is photographed by Warren Abele, Richmond, MA while serving with the 7th Armored Division, 3rd Army in Germany and John Boyle, Windsor, MA who encountered the defeated enemy transported on LST- 139 while being shipped to England.

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