American Prisoners of War
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This the the War Story of PFC John F. Peters as proudly recorded by his
daughters. Click here to read his story.
American POW's were grouped in ten tents, 400 men to a tent. We slept on a thin layer of straw and blankets which were lice infested. There were two spickets to provide fresh water for all the prisoners.
 

A major activity. Americans doing their cooking using home made blower in a small fan arrangement made out of tins, string and cardboard.

Upon liberation by the Russians, American POW officer advises POWs anxiously awaiting liberation from the camp.
German magazine cover: Der Illustrirte Zeitung. December 24, 1944

This is a photograph of captured Americans probably from the 106th infantry division, many of whom were incarcerated in Stalag 3A.