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

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Music in Stalag XXA

                                           The Rascals Band in Stalag XXA

                                           Pic.2. Orchestra at Fort 15

Starting from 1940, PoWs kept in Stalag XXA were able to oraganize a sing-song accompanied on a mouth organ  followed by "Pennies from Heaven" played with a comb and piece tissue. Due time however, more instruments arrived from Switzerland . By the late 1941 an orchestra had been created at Thorn.

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