Location: Lamsdorf, Poland

District: Wehrkreis VIII - Breslau (Wroclaw)

Opened: 1943 - Prior to this date, the camp was Stalag VIIIB.

Closed: March 1945

 

Reports

    Red Cross Report, 7th December 1944

    Red Cross Report, 8th December 1944

    Red Cross Report, 19th December 1944

    E715 Auschwitz, Newspaper Article

    E715 Auschwitz, The Long March

 

Pictures

 

Biographies

Name

 

Nat.

 

Date

 

Maj William Robert Henderson

British

1940-45

 

POW Stories

Name

 

Nat.

 

Date

 

W/O James Badcock

British

1942-45

Pte George Beck

British

1940-45

L/Cpl Harry James Bounden

British

1942-45

Pte George Charlton

British

1940-45

Sgmn Andrew Cheyne

British

1940-45

Gnr Robbie Clark

British

1942-45

WOI Jack Elworthy

British

1941-45

Pte Les Foskett

British

1940-45

Cpl Gordon Hines

British

1942-45

Pte Bernard Holland

British

1942-45

W/O Peter Jones

British

1942-43

Sgmn Jack Mepham

British

1941-44

L/Cpl Jim Miller

NZ

1941-45

Pte William Pledger

British

1940-45

Ronald Redman

British

1944-45

Gdsm Charles Saunders

British

1942-45

Cpl Harold Scharfe

British

1942-45

Sgt Norman Shute

Australian

1941-45

Cpl John Smeeth

British

1940-45

Pte Horace Woods

NZ

1942-45

Gdsm George Wyatt

British

1940-45

 

Escape

Name

 

Nat.

 

Date

 

Sgt Bruce Joshua Crowley

NZ

1943

F/Sgt James Patrick Dowd

British

1943

Sgmn Patrick Joseph Harkin

British

1944

Sgt Seneca Lent McMullen

Canadian

1943

 

Books

    Boldness Be My Friend, by Richard Pape, published by Elek Books, 1953.

    Despite Captivity - A Doctor's Life as Prisoner of War, by John Borrie, published by William Kimbber and Co Ltd., 1975.

    Letters from Stalag VIIIB, by Arthur Evans CBE and Kathy Gower

    Sequel to Boldness, by Richard Pape, published by Oldhams press Ltd., 1959.

    Sojourn in Silesia 1940/45, by Arthur Evans, published by Ashford Writers, 1995

 

Offsite Links

    Central Prisoner of War Museum in Lambinowice

    E702 Klimontow

    Harold Pitt - Youtube videos 1 and 2

    Ken Latheron

    Lamsdorf

    Sgt Don Bruce 115 Squadron RAF

    The Life and Times of Hubert Brooks MC CD