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16th August 1941: British troops begin to fill up Moosburg, Stalag 7A

Doug Palmer had been with a Heavy Anti Aircraft battery when was left behind, along with nearly 5,000 other British and New Zealand troops, on Crete and forced to surrender. He endured the slow, filthy journey by rail from Greece to Germany with little more than potato soup - "it went through you like a dose of salts" - to sustain him. There was some re…

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