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Edwin Allan diary and photographs

Document | Accession Number: 2017.236.1

The collection includes a diary kept by Edwin Allan after he was captured during the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force from the French port of Dunkirk in 1940. The diary documents his experiences starting in January 1942 as a prisoner of war in Stalag IX-C. Other POWs, including members of the Jewish Brigade, added their names, address, and sometimes a messages to the diary. Next to some names there are dates of their death written by Edwin. The collection also includes photographs depicting the British POWs in Stalag IX-C, including Allen.

Date
inclusive:  circa 1942-1944
Language
German
English
Genre/Form
Diaries.
Photographs.
Extent
2 folder
1 book enclosure
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Heather Allan In memory of her father, Edwin Allan
 
Record last modified: 2020-05-27 12:51:22
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