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Edwin Allan collection

Document | Accession Number: 2017.236.1

Contains a diary kept by Edwin Allan (donor's father), born in Aberdeen, Scotland, on November 17, 1918. He was captured during the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force from the French port of Dunkirk to England, May 26 - June 4, 1940. The diary documents his experiences starting in January 1942 as a prisoner of war in Stalag IXc. Other POWs added their names and home addresses, including members of the Jewish Brigade, and next to some names there are dates of their death written by Mr. Allan. Also includes photographs depicting the British POWs in Stalag IXc

Genre/Form
Diary.
Extent
1 folder
1 oversize box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Heather Allan In memory of her father, Edwin Allan
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Record last modified: 2018-05-25 14:55:42
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