Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Liberation of POW's Mooseburg, Germany

1 May 1945 NY Times Moosburg Prison Camp Liberation


Newspapers/The New York Times (1851-2005), the image of this article will not be displayed here. Below is the transcription.

110,000 FREE AT MOOSBURG
Third Army Liberates Largest Prison Camp in Reich

WITH THE UNITED STATES THIRD ARMY, in Germany, April 30 (AP) - The United States Fourteenth Armored Division liberated 110,000 Allied prisoners of war at Stalag 7A at Mossburg (sic), instead of the 27,000 previously reported. This was Germany's biggest prisoner of war camp.
a vast poison gas depot with 95,000 poison gas bombs was captured along with the depot officers and personnel near Niederleindorf, thirteen miles south of Regensburg.


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