Stalag IIID Kelsey & Hassan 9A
Where is it located in the world? • The Stalag IIID is located in Landweg/EckeOsdorferstraße in Berlin Germany (approximately 1 km from the Lichterfelde-Süd S-Bahn)
Pictures of The POW • Here are 19 marines standing in front of a sign that says “ STALAG III-D Camp 520”
When was it established • The Stalag III-D was established in Berlin on August 1940 and there was no date specified for the date that the POW camp was shut down but it wasn’t shut down until after WWII ended
Where were the prisoners that were held in this camp from? • The countries that prisoners held there were from are Belgium, Great Britain, France, Yugoslavia, The Soviet Union, Poland, USA, Italy and Czechoslovakia.
How many prisoners were in this camp at any given time? • The maximum capacity of this camp was 58,000 people.
How were the prisoners treated? • Prisoners of war camps in Germany were generally treated well compared to other countries • The prisoners were given medical treatment if they needed it • The Stalag camps usually followed the guidelines of the Geneva conventions which meant they had to be humanly treated and protected against acts of violence
What chance did prisoners have of surviving? • The majority of Stalag III prisoners in various camps died. They were mostly either starved to death or died of a disease.
Albert Mullard • At the age of 21 Albert Mullard, and English solider, was captured in the battle of Crete. He was a marine and fought in Germany. He was taken to Stalag IIID before being transferred to Stalag IIIA.
Bibliography • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Mullard • http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showthread.php?p=84828 • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nazi_crimes_against_Soviet_POWs • http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showthread.php?p=84828 • http://www.pegasusarchive.org/pow/Stalag.htm