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Jacob Grimm School at Rotenburg, Germany, which housed German prisoner of war camp Oflag 9A/Z, during World War II, [193?]

Reference Number: DA-10709-F

Copy, by E G Smith, of a original postcard taken circa 1930s by an unidentified photographer showing Jacob Grimm School, a girls' school at Rotenburg, Germany, which housed German prisoner of war camp Oflag 9A/Z, during World War II.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Oflag 9A/Z (Rotenburg, Germany), Jacob Grimm School (Rotenburg, Germany), Rotenburg, School buildings - Germany 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 copy negative(s)Film negative. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: The left half of the building was occupied by German troops, the right half by British prisoners of war. (Information from back of file print) The camp, which opened in August 1939, housed Polish, then Belgian and finally Allied POWs. (Details from client)

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided. .

Other copies available: File print available in Photographic ArchiveWar History Collection(PFP-031815)

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