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Hidden radio inside prisoner of war camp Oflag 79, Braunschweig, Germany, between March-April 1944

Reference Number: DA-03126

A hidden radio inside prisoner of war camp Oflag 79 in Braunschweig (also known as Brunswick), Germany. Photograph taken between March and April 1944 by Captain Ian McD Matheson.Note on back of file print reads "Secret wireless in operation. The bookcase above the hole in the wall (corner visible) slid down to cover the set completely."

Key terms:
1 image, related to I McD Matheson, Oflag 79 (Prison camp), Braunschweig, Radio, Military, World War, 1939-1945 - Concentration camps and World War, 1939-1945 - Prisoners and prisons, German.

Part of:
World War 1939-1945 official negatives - DA Series, Reference Number PAColl-4161-08 (1313 digitised items)
New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency, Reference Number PAColl-4161 (2071 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 8.9 x 11.9 cm. Single photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Photographic ArchiveWar History Collection(PFP-024184)

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