Life in a prisoner of war camp was harsh and conditions got worse as the war continued. It was especially harsh for the men captured in 1940 and who spent five long years as prisoners. Camps were cold and damp in winter, hot and dusty in summer and, above all, there was never enough food, even bad food.
Harry remembers the lay-out of his hut in a prisoner of war camp.
Francis remembers breakfast in a prisoner of war camp.
Thomas remembers how bad food was in a prisoner of war camp.
Kenneth remembers how bad food was in a prisoner of war camp.
Thomas remembers wearing clogs instead of boots in a prisoner of war camp.
Albert remembers the punishment for stealing in a prisoner of war camp.
John remembers singing and concert parties in a prisoner of war camp.
Ian remembers life in an Italian prisoner of war camp in 1943.
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