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Although many officialffiil SecondSd WWorldld WWar recordsd still remain under wraps, the thousands of images that make up the collection – digitised from files held at The National Archives( TNA) – showcase a wide variety of documents, including personal diaries and photographs.
Paul Nixon, military expert at Findmypast, said: “Many of those who were captured during the Second World War endured barbaric conditions and found it difficult on their return to discuss the experience. This release allows the public to explore their story, and learn more about this dark period.”
PhotographsPh t h andd reportst in the record set shine a light on the shocking conditions in which Allied prisoners were kept