P.O.W. the monthly newsletter of the Australian Prisoners of War Relatives Association

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FERG/4550
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Sydney : The Association, 1942-
Issue
No. 26
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Contents

P. O. W. 1
EDITORIAL THE REPATRIATES’ STORY OF FORTITUDE 1
LETTER TO “P.O.W.” FROM CORPORAL JACK SPEARS IN STALAG 383 500 Australian N.C.O. in his Camp 1
FATHERS’ ASSOCIATION Committee Elected 1
STALAG XVIII.D “Sparking On All Six” 1
Engagement 1
“MORALE STILL HIGH IN GERMANY” “They Worry More About Beer and Cigarette Shortages Than Bombing,” Says Returned P.O.W. 2
STALAG LUFT III “Outwitting Your Nerves” 2
Stalag VII. A (from Italy) 2
MESSAGE TO P.O.W. In Far Eastern Camps 2
ROAST BEEF AND PLUM PUDDING IN STALAG XIII.C ON XMAS DAY Many Extracts From Letters From “N.X.” Men: Their Thoughts Were of Home 3
Stalag IX. C 3
Sale of Service Clothing (V.) 3
BRISBANE WELCOME TO P.O.W. REPATRIATES As in Sydney, Official Welcome Lacked the Warmth That it Should Have Had 4
P.O.W. WRITE FROM SWITZERLAND A Merry-go-round and Swings for the Children Gave Them Lumps in their Throats 4
“GUERRILLA” RETURNS Tells cf Adventures 4
“P.O.W” 4
SAYS “BOOK RACKATEERS” OUGHT TO BE PUBLICLY FLOGGED Stalag 383 Wants Some New Jokes, But No More Copies of “Robinson Crusoe” “English Units Get Badges, Stripes, Crests, etc., But We Can’t Get a Thing. It’s All Wrong Somewhere” 5
CHEERFUL LETTERS “Essential Gaiety of Youth” 5
VICTORIAN BRANCH Items of News 5
“IT WON’T LAST MUCH LONGER” Oflág VII.B Senses the Hurrying Climax and Goes to Picture Shows in the Meantime 6
BACK IN Q. Mrs. Morley Interviews Returned Men 6
No. 4, Tokyo 6
Advertising 6
HAPPY WALKING TRIPS FROM STALAG XVIII.A And They Have All the Warm Clothes They Need 7
Stalag VIII.A 7
Neutral Bay Work Party 7
Stalag VIII.B (344) 8
Photos of “P.O.W.” 8
1,500 TONS OF RED CROSS GOODS ARE HANDLED DAILY BY GENEVA Dr. George Morel, Red Cross Delegate in Australia, Tells of International Committee’s Work 8
Do You Get Two Copies of “P.O.W.”? 8
STALAG XVIII. B Two Cheerful Notes From an Australian Gunner 8
Stalag IV.A, Oflag IV.D 8
FROM ZENTSUJI TO ENGLAND Four Letters That Will Hearten Relatives Who Have Men in Japanese Hands 9
U.S. REPATRIATES FROM PHILIPPINES TELL OF JAP. CAMP CONDITIONS “The Amenities of Santo Tomas a Great Relief” 9
P.O.W. NAVAL SERVICE Monthly On Garden Island 9
CAUGHT AGAIN Freed in Italy Now in German Hands 10
Camp 57 (Italy) 10
“GYPSY EXISTENCE” In Italy, But Was Recaptured 10
IN SWITZERLAND Had High Hopes of Early Repatriation 10
Stalag VIII. C (from Italy) 10
BRANCHES 10
Stalag Luft III. 10
Beechhamer (Germany) 10
FROM MALAYA Scraps of News 11
Santo Thomas (P.I.). 11
Keijo (Japan) 11
Malaya Camp No. 1 11
JAPAN REJECTS P.O.W. EXCHANGE PLAN 11
BROADCASTS 11
BRISBANE BRANCH Annual Meeting 11
REPATRIATED MAN FROM STALAG 383 GIVES DETAILS OF P.O.W. LIFE IN CAMP Praise for Camp Doctor and Staff and for Theatrical Performers 11
SERVICE CLOTHING Obtainable From All Branches 11
“CAPTOR” PARCELS For Prisoners Transferred From Italy 11
STALAG 344 (VIII. B) Conditions Are Improving 12
STALAG XVIII. A Delightful Surroundings 12
AIRMEN’S CAMP Name Changed 12
“KEEP ON WRITING” To Men in Jap. Camps 12
ENQUIRIES Relatives Seek News of Missing Men 12

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