Fort XIII

Fort XIII
Fort XIII (Wild, David. Prisoners of hope. 1992. London)

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Stalag XXA maps

 This map presents The ring, namely 17 forts aroud ToruĊ„ which were built in the XIX century after Franco-Prussian War to protect Torun from Russian invasion. Seven forts were used as POW camps (fort XI, XII, XIII, XIV, XV, XVI, XVII) during WW2.


This map shows the organisation of Fort XIII and its Forced Work Camps 13A and 13B

source: Bundersamt fur Kartographie und Geodasie 2006
 A detailed description of Stalag's organisation
source: E. Traugott, Der Feste Platz Thorn 1945, Westprussen Jahrbuch.


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