Links

Stalag 18A

Data Wales: a short description of life at Stalag 18A with more photographs of POW's and a plan of the camp.

Robert G I Maxwell: Directly after the war, Stalag 18A became an Internment Camp and RSM Maxwell was stationed there. A lot of detail on an attempted escape from the camp with maps and photographs.

John T Murray: devoted to the memory of Ivan Dominikovitch's Uncle Jack.

Phil Cleary's Site: A wide-ranging web site devoted to all matters Australian, outlining the experiences of a group of POWs from Brunswick, Victoria.

Burg Bernstein Web Site: Details of Bernstein Castle, which is now a hotel, and the Almasy family.

Missions 19 & 20: The POW supply missions to Wolfsberg flown by the B24 Liberator piloted by Lt. Traetta of the 451st Bomb Group. If you are want to know more about the role of the Liberator in WWII, this is the site to visit.

Violine: Joe Woodward, son of Jack Woodward, an ex-POW from Brisbane, Australia, has written a play incorporating the experiences of his father as a POW (Work Camp 11072/GW).

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POW Camps in general

The National Association of Ex-Prisoners of War: the official web site, contains information about ex-POW's.

Prisoner of War: (another one!) This site is much more wide-ranging, providing information on many POW camps.

Barbed Wire: Memories of Stalag 383: This site, created by Raine Alexander in memory of Sgt Eric Evans, RASC,  contains a transcript of the book 'Barbed Wire' by M N McKibbin.

Moosburg Online: an extensive web site with details of all POW camps.

Fleet Air Arm POW Camp List

Full text of the Geneva Convention

Guide to the Archives of the International Committee of the Red Cross

British Red Cross

Veterans Agency

The National Archives: The Reference for Stalag XVIIIA is WO 224/45

The Greek Campaign, 1941

The Brotherhood of Veterans of the Greek Campaign: This website is in honour of Allied Veterans and their fallen comrades who served in Greece in World War Two.

Greece 1941: the Order of Battle of Force 'W', the Allied force.

Operation Marita: an account of the campaign from the German point of view.

Evacuation from Greece: How the 2/1st Machine Gun Battalion, Australian Infantry Force got away from Kalamata.

Alan Jackson's Diary of Greece: Gunner Jackson of 5th Field Regiment, NZEF recounts his experiences in Greece in April 1941.

General Military Sites

World War 2 Nominal Roll: contains details of all Australian Servicemen and women who served during WW2. That's about one million individuals.

World War II, a British Focus: a Web Ring concentrating on the British and Commonwealth experience of WWII.

World War Two Memories Project: a website devoted to collecting the memories of those who lived through the Second World War.

Australian War Memorial Collections Database: devoted to the Australian war experience.

The Second World War Experience Centre: created to collect evidence on all aspects of World War II.

 

UK Army Records

The Army Record of any British soldier whose service ended between 1921 and 1997 may be obtained from the following:

Army Personnel Centre
Historical Disclosures
Mail Point 555
Kentigern House
65 Brown Street
Glasgow
G2 8EX

More details can be found on their website at Veterans UK

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