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General, Oflag, Stalag, Stalag Luft, Hospital, Italian Camps, Japanese Camps, British Camps, Internment Camps, Veterans Accounts, Poetry, Organisations, Other Sites.

 

General POW Sites

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Kriegsgefangenenpost - French only

A French language POW forum.

 

New Zealand Electronic Text Centre - Prisoners of War

Very detailed site about the experience of POWs from New Zealand.

 

 

German Camps - Oflag

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Oflag VIIA

Contains numerous rare photographs.

 

Oflag VIIB & Bohmfeld 2006

Photographs past and present.

 

 

German Camps - Stalag

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Fallingbostel Military Museum

Contains information on Stalags XIB and 357

 

Krijgsgevangene - Dutch only

Dutch language site. Includes numerous photos.

 

Stalag IA

Contains photographs and information about the camp. Belgian site - translate with www.google.com

 

Stalag IIB - The Final Report

A detailed report on conditions at Stalag IIB.

 

Stalag IVB

16 photographs

 

Stalag VIIA

An extremly detailed site.

 

Stalag XIIF/Z

German language, from Moosburg online.

 

Stalag XVIIIA

Contains a description of the camp, lists of Kommandos, and many photographs.

 

Stalag XVIIIC and P.G. 65

A collection of photographs.

 

WWII Memories

Contains several POW accounts.

 

 

German Camps - Stalag Luft

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www.B24.net

Detailed reports on Dulag Luft and most of the Stalag Luft camps. Includes details on the Death March, and veterans stories.

 

The Great Escape

Very detailed site on the escape and Stalag Luft III.

 

Life As Prisoners of War
Site about Dulag Luft, and Stalag Lufts IV and VI. Includes numerous veterans accounts.

 

Stalag Luft I Online

An excellent site about Stalag Luft I - Barth. Includes a number of veterans accounts.

 

Stalag Luft IV

Includes photos of the camp, and lists of all known prisoners.

 

 

German Camps - Hospital

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New Zealand Electronic Text Centre

A history of Reserve Lazarett Lamsdorf.

 

 

Italian Camps

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The Servigliano Prison Camp

A history and veterans accounts of P.G.59

 

Stalag XVIIIC and P.G. 65

Several photographs.

 

 

Japanese Camps

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Center for Research, Allied POWs under Japan

Excellent site about Japanese camps. Includes a huge list of camps, veterans memories, and links to camp-specific sites on the web.

 

North China Marines

A history of US Marines serving in North China. Includes camp reports and POW letters.

 

Proviso East High School Bataan Commemorative Research Project

Remembering the 192nd Tank Battalion which fought on Bataan, many of its members dying in captivity.

 

US-Japan Dialogue on POWs

Contains many US veterans accounts.

 

 

British Camps

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Island Farm, Prisoner of War Camp 198 / Special Camp XI

Detailed website on Camp 198, Bridgend, South Wales.

 

Google Maps British POW Camps

Pinpointing the known locations of many of the British camps

 

 

Internment Camps

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Deliverance it has come; WWII POW Diary 1942-1945 Los Banos

About the Los Banos and Santo Tomas camps.

 

Santo Tomas Internment Camp

Includes photographs and a roll of some of those interned.

 

 

Veterans Stories

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45th Infantry Division WWII reenactors and Venturing Crew

A history of the US Division, including some veterans accounts of POW life.

 

Sgt Don Bruce 115 Squadron RAF

Includes photos, rememberences, and poetry from Stalag VIIIB.

 

Michael Goodliffe: Wartime Shakespearian Actor and Producer
Includes details of a number of productions at German POW camps.

 

Prisoner of War Frank Larkin AIF

Photos, letters and assorted memorabilia of a POW of the Japanese in Malaya, Thailand, Singapore and Japan.

 

Raymond Troye - French only

A blog concerning a Belgian soldiers experiences in various Oflags.

 

Searching for John C. Kelley

The moving story of Lieutenant Kelley, USAAF. Shot down over Burma, Kelley died of his injuries in Japanese captivity. In 1946, the aircraft repatriating his body disappeared en route to India. Neither the aircraft nor his body have been recovered.

 

Lt Sterling Tuck

Memories of Stalag Luft I.

 

Tommy's Log

An account of Marlag und Milag Nord by Canadian merchant seaman, Tachus (Tommy) Constaine McNamee.

 

A Wartime Log

The scanned pages of Sgt Ian Henry Duncan's diary, detailing his experiences as a prisoner in Italian and German camps.

 

 

Poetry

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War Poems in German & Italian P.O.W. camps

Mostly poetry from Stalag 357.

 

 

Organisations

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American Ex Prisoners of War

Includes many first hand accounts of POW's.

 

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission

 

Help For Heroes

Helping wounded veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan.

 

The National Ex-Prisoner of War Association

Membership open to former POW's, their relatives, or interested parties.

 

Royal Air Forces Ex-POW Association

 

The Royal British Legion

 

Swiss Internees Association Inc.

Information about the 1,500 US airmen who crashed over Switzerland and were interned there Prisoners of War until the cessation of hostilities. Includes many veterans accounts.

 

 

Other Sites

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ComradesandColleagues.com

UK Armed Forces reunion site.

 

Dan's World War II Travels & Sites Of Interest

 

DirectoryGenealogy.com

Genealogy directory, provide genus information and resources.

 

The largest dedicated UK database of Forces and Ex-Forces Personnel on the web, run by Ex-Forces Personnel.

 

History Quiz

Challenging quizzes courtesy of DK Books.

 

Hitler's Third Reich and World War II in the News

Articles on the Second World War.

 

The Military Book Review

Reviewers of military books from Ancient to recent history.

 

MiltaryLending.com

Meeting the military lending needs of active duty members of the military for almost 60 years.

 

Lost contact? Ever wondered what your old colleagues are up to? The safe, secure and completely free way to get back in touch.

 

Nga Toa

Meaning "Many Warriors" in Maori. A project dedicated to preserving the oral histories of New Zealandís last remaining World War II veterans.

 

UK Family History Researcher

Includes information on the Coventry Blitz and Home Guard

 

Uniform Dating

USA, UK and Commonwealth dating service for those in uniform.

 

Uniform Dating for Forces and Army Personnel

Forces dating, Armed Forces Singles dating Site Offering Free Personals for Armed Forces Personnel throughout the World.

 

USAMilitaryMedals.com

Official US Department of Defense military medals and service ribbons

 

Wartime Press

 

Wear Your Poppy With Pride Campaign

 

World War II Plus 55

An excellent site. A day by day history of World War 2.

 

An excellent links site.

 

World War II Connection sells signed World War Two books and prints.