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  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN DENMARK FOLLOWING THE LIBERATION, 1945

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN DENMARK FOLLOWING THE LIBERATION, 1945

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    CL 3297

    German prisoners of war paint British markings on a Messerschmitt Bf 110 night fighter in preparation for the aircraft to be flown to England for evaluation, August 1945.

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN GERMANY, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN GERMANY, 1940-1945

    part of "THE BRITISH ARMY 1940 - 1945: BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND AND GERMANY" (photographs) Made by: German official photographer

    HU 9213

    British concert party on the stage during the performance at the town of Laband, the base for working parties E1 and E708 from Stalag VIIIB. Left to right (probably): Poole, McVay, Anderson, Dennington, Adams, Sturgess, Clarke, Murphy, Savigs, Dent,...

  • FRENCH PRISONERS OF WAR IN GERMANY, 1940-1945

    FRENCH PRISONERS OF WAR IN GERMANY, 1940-1945

    part of "COLDITZ CASTLE" (photographs) Made by: German official photographer

    HU 86545

    Lieutenant Alain Le Ray, the first French prisoner of war who made a "home run" from Colditz Castle, Oflag IV-C, on 11 April 1941.

  • ALLIED PRISONERS OF WAR IN GERMANY, 1939-1945

    ALLIED PRISONERS OF WAR IN GERMANY, 1939-1945

    part of "VON LINDEINER (COLONEL) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: German official photographer

    HU 21087

    A large group of Allied POWs on parade at Stalag Luft III, Sagan.

  • THE GREAT ESCAPE, MARCH 1944

    THE GREAT ESCAPE, MARCH 1944

    part of "VON LINDEINER (COLONEL) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: German official photographer 1943-09

    HU 21220

    Sergeant-Major Hermann Glemnitz, the senior member of the German guard of the Stalag Luft III in Sagan, demonstrates the "penguins" trouser legs for dispersing sand. The bags should be hanging inside the trouser legs, but he is wearing his...

  • THE GREAT ESCAPE, MARCH 1944

    THE GREAT ESCAPE, MARCH 1944

    part of "VON LINDEINER (COLONEL) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: German official photographer 1944-03

    HU 21243

    A cart used to remove earth in the "Harry" escape tunnel at Stalag Luft III, Sagan. Photograph probably taken in late March 1944.

  • THE GREAT ESCAPE, MARCH 1944

    THE GREAT ESCAPE, MARCH 1944

    part of "VON LINDEINER (COLONEL) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: German official photographer

    HU 21219

    Corporal Karl Greise, one of the German guards known as "Rubberneck", and Sergeant-Major Hermann Glemnitz, the senior member of the German guard, demonstrating a cart used for removing earth from the "Harry" escape tunnel at Stalag...

  • DAILY LIFE IN STALAG LUFT III IN SAGAN, MARCH 1942-JANUARY 1945

    DAILY LIFE IN STALAG LUFT III IN SAGAN, MARCH 1942-JANUARY 1945

    part of "VON LINDEINER (COLONEL) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: German official photographer

    HU 21032

    Oberst Friedrich von Lindeiner-Wildau, the Commandant of Stalag Luft III, Sagan with some of his staff officers, probably awaiting General Biever during his visit to the camp. His Deputy, Hauptmann Gustav Simoleit, can be seen in the left, looking...

  • ALLIED PRISONERS OF WAR IN GERMANY, 1939-1945

    ALLIED PRISONERS OF WAR IN GERMANY, 1939-1945

    part of "BRICKHILL PAUL (FLIGHT LIEUTENANT) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: German official photographer

    HU 1603

    Hauptmann Pieber, one of the senior German officers of Stalag Luft III, Sagan in conversation with Group Captain Herbert Massey, the Senior British Officer at the camp.

  • THE LIBERATION OF STALAG 357, FALLINGBOSTEL, GERMANY, APRIL 1945

    THE LIBERATION OF STALAG 357, FALLINGBOSTEL, GERMANY, APRIL 1945

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    BU 3707

    A group of prisoners at Stalag 357 at Fallingbostel, liberated by 7th Armoured Division. The group includes South African Peter Pienar (centre) who was blinded in North Africa in 1942.

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