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Published by Nelson in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Kenneth W. Simmons.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD805.G3 S475
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p.
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5795023M
LC Control Number60006849
OCLC/WorldCa1156446

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: Kriegie.: pp. ; grey cloth ; LC: DG3; Dewey: OCLC: ; LCCN: ; a little wear on the covers and endpapers ; dig in lower corner of text block ; the author recounts in detail his ordeal at the hands of Nazi prison guards ; Partial contents: Our Target Is Mainz -- Eight Nine Ten Pull ; "At Dulag Luft each prisoner was studied by several . Here are the last pages from Carl Holmstrom's Kriegie Life book: Every Kriegie remembers the "raisin brew" when he stored up his sugar and raisins for months to properly celebrate Christmas, New Year's Day and the Fourth of July. After the raisins had fermented thirty days, an old trombone attached to a jam bucket was used as. Product Information. Kriegie, first published in , is the World War Two account of American airman Kenneth Simmons (8th Air Force) who was forced to bail out after his B aircraft was damaged on a bombing run over Germany. Kriegie Memories by Ben H. Phelper that tells the story and shows pictures of Stalag B during WWII. Ben Phelper was born in , worked as an illustrator for Walt Disney and learned to fly before the WWII. He joined the Army Air Corp as a lieutenant and was shot down on Ap aboard a B Fly Rating: % positive.

Kriegie Christmas, From the Collection. Kriegie Christmas, While thousands of their fellow Americans were about to enter into the Battle of the Bulge and likely face capture under harsh circumstances by the war-weary German enemy, others, already POWs, celebrated a lonely Christmas holiday, the last of the war, in camps across Europe. I highly recommend this book to anyone. So what's something cool out of it, well it's weird, but if you're into history like I am it's pretty neat, so you'll see a few posts based on items from this book into the future. "The Kriegie Refrigerator" Peter had made a refrigerator. Buy P.O.W.: A Kriegie's Story by Frank Farr online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $   Kriegie, first published in , is the World War Two account of American airman Kenneth Simmons (8th Air Force) who was forced to bail out after his B aircraft was damaged on a bombing run over describes his capture and imprisonment as a 'kriegie' (prisoner-of-war) at Stalag Luft II. The book is filled with details of prison life and the complex Brand: CreateSpace Publishing.