Tuesday, April 12, 2005

How did Germans treat Jewish Allied POWs?

WW2: it's pretty well known you didn't want to be a Russian POW during the Second World War, yet western POWs got a relatively good deal, at times even in accord with the Geneva Conventions.

Well I always wondered what happened if you were an American or British POW, and the Germans found out you were Jewish. Well, surprise surprise, it turns out they treated you as they would any other jew. Here's one well-documented story:

The Soldiers of Berga

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