Multi-disciplinary investigations at PoW Camp 198, Bridgend, S. Wales: site of a mass escape in March 1945

@article{ReesHughes2016MultidisciplinaryIA,
  title={Multi-disciplinary investigations at PoW Camp 198, Bridgend, S. Wales: site of a mass escape in March 1945},
  author={Luis Rees-Hughes and J. Pringle and Nick Russill and K. Wisniewski and P. Doyle},
  journal={Journal of Conflict Archaeology},
  year={2016},
  volume={11},
  pages={166 - 191}
}
Abstract The largest escape of German Prisoner of War (PoW) in WW2 was in March 1945 from Camp 198, situated in Bridgend, South Wales, UK. Since camp closure the site has become derelict, and has not been scientifically investigated. This paper reports on the search to locate the PoW escape tunnel that was dug from Hut 9. This hut remains in remarkable condition, with numerous PoW graffiti still present. Also preserved is a prisoner-constructed false wall in a shower room behind which excavated… Expand
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