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. 39
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Contents

P. O. W. 1
EDITORIAL A NEEDED CENTRE 1
“WE MAKE LIFE HERE THE BEST WE CAN” Inmates of Stalag 383 Appreciate “P.O.W.” 1 , 2
Stalagluft 7 2
AN INMATE OF STALAG XVIII.A ADMITS A CERTAIN WEARINESS But Once Again Successfully Emerges from “a Multitude of Troubles” 2
Lost 2
RED CROSS STANDING COMMITTEE ON FAR EASTERN PROBLEMS P.O.W.R.A. Suggestion for Gift of Ship to International Red Cross. 3
DELAY IN ESTABLISHING P.O.W. POST OFFICE IN ENGLAND Seven Months Has Elapsed Since A.P.O.W.R.A. Asked Government to Establish a Receiving Office in England 3
2/15th Field Regiment 3
ORGANISING NEW CAMP AT STALAGLUFT III “Quite a Change to Hear the Different Tales” 4
REPATRIATE Writes of Mates 4
“QUICKLY THE DAYS AND MONTHS FLY” AT ZENTSUJI CAMPS 5
FAR EAST RELIEF Japanese Action 5
Osaka 5
Taiwan 5
No. 4 Tokio 5
Bangkok 5
No. 1 Camp Singapore 5
Chosen (Korea) 5 , 6
Fukuoka 6
CABLED NEWS Of Queensland P.O.W. 6
UNCLAIMED CARDS FROM P.O.W. IN JAPANESE HANDS 6
WIRELESS SET NEEDED 6
MORE FROM SGT. WALTER ELLIOTT He Writes Again Humourously of Men and their Ways in Stalag XIII.C, Germany 7 , 8
No. 4, Thailand 8
SGT. BAXTER’S WORK Activity at Stalag 383 9
Stalag 383 9
Stalag XIII. C 9
GERMAN P.O.W. CAMPS OVERRUN No Complete Reports as to Men Who Have Been Released 9
Stalag IV. A 9
Stalag XVII B 9
“THE BLOWER” Overcoming Fuel Shortage in P.O.W. Camps 9
Stalag IV. D 9
No. 1 Independent Coy. Auxiliary 9
CHIN UP, DAD! Cheerful Note from Stalag XIII C 10
Stalag XVII A 10
PRISON CAMPS IN GERMANY Allied Fronts are given as on 20th Feb., ’45. 10
“P.O.W.” SUNDAY Correspondence With Prime Minister 11
WELL KEPT GRAVES “This Spot that is Ours for all Time” Notes’from Stalag VIII B 11
VICTORIAN BRANCH Resignation .of Mrs. Ross. 11
MAIL FOR LIBERATED P.O.W. DEPOTS TO BE ESTABLISHED IN ENGLAND How Letters and Parcels are to be Addressed 11
P.O.W. OFFICERS’ PAY Clarification of Rule 12
EXAM. PASSED P.O.W. in Stalag 357 12
“WONDERFUL LOT” Repatriated Men Looking Surprisingly Well 12
FROM RABAUL Word from South Australian 12
“KEEP ON WRITING” 12
QUEENSLAND BRANCH Annual Meeting 12
FAR EAST CAMPS Permission to Inspect 13
“LOOSE” WOMEN 13
Stalag XIII.C 13
Chosen (Korea) 13
BROADCASTS 13
GOWRIE HOUSE Red Cross Hostel for Repatriated P.O.W. 13
ZENTSUJI THOUGHTS ARE ALL ON PLANS FOR THE FUTURE But the Camp Hasn’t Seen Bread, Meat or Medicines Since “Noah Was a Boy” 14
Osaka (Japan) 14
No. 4 Branch, Tokio 14
RADIO MESSAGES 1,000 Replies 14
8th DIV. Sigs. A.I.F. 14
OUR FREED PRISONERS TELL ESCAPE EXPERIENCES Do Not Believe That P.O.W. will be Held as Hostages 15
BLINDED MEN Gift of Braille Watches 15
EXPRESS LETTERS Red Cross Service Through Geneva 15
RED CROSS BUSY IN ITALY 15
Stalag 357 15
Stalag XIII C 15
Stalag XI A 15
Malaya 15
ENQUIRIES 16

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