The Invasion of Normandy: The Prisoners

 

British Intelligence Officers Interviewing Captive German Officers Aboard LST
Mitchell Jamieson #V-38a
Charcoal & wash, 12 June, 1944
88-193-RO

 

 

 

German Officers Prisoners Aboard LST
Mitchell Jamieson #V-26
Charcoal & wash, 12 June 1944
88-193-RB

 

A study of various German officers.

 

 

Jerry Prisoners
Mitchell Jamieson #V-31a
Charcoal & wash, June 1944
88-193-RG

 

"Jerry" was a moniker used by Allied soldiers in reference to the Germans.

 

 

German Prisoner Aboard LST
Mitchell Jamieson #V-31b
Charcoal & wash, June, 1944
88-193-RH

 

 

A study of a German prisoner-of-war.

 

 

Jerry Prisoners Aboard LST
Mitchell Jamieson #V-67
Charcoal & wash, June, 1944
88-193-ST

 

 

 

Prisoners - Rear of Tank Deck of LST
Mitchell Jamieson #V-39
Charcoal & wash, circa 1944
88-193-RQ

 

German prisoners were placed in spaces where they could be easily guarded while being transported to Britain on U.S. Navy ships. The large empty tank deck of an LST was such a space.

 

 

German Prisoners Behind Barbed Wire
Alexander P. Russo #29
Wash & ink, 1944
88-198-AC

 

 

Among the prisoners taken during the D-Day landings were such non-Germans as Czechs, Poles, Yugoslavs and even Mongolians, which on first observation might easily have been mistaken for Japanese. Upon arrival in southern England, they were interned in facilities with barbed wire perimeter fences which, with armed guards, prevented them escaping.

 

 

Boche (German) Prisoners at P.O.W. Cage, South England
Mitchell Jamieson #V-28
Charcoal & wash, June, 1944
88-193-RD

 

German army prisoners of war, after being transported to Britain, were assembled in temporary internment facilities before being dispersed to P.O.W. camps all over England and Scotland.

 

 

German Prisoners at P.O.W. Cage
Mitchell Jamieson #V-28 (reversed side)
Charcoal & wash, June, 1944
88-193-RDb

 

 

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