Entries tagged as 'documentary'
In addition to German POWs, the U.S. held about 51,000 Italian POWs during WW2.
Some are covered in an award winning documentary film. According to the film's website:
Interesting to note:
The site includes a clip (4:54) from the film.
WMNU-TV in Michigan has posted a viewer's guide (PDF) for the 2004 award winning documentary called "The Enemy in Our Midst: Nazi Prisoner of War Camps in Michigan's Upper Peninsula."
They also offer a booklet called POW Camps in the U.P. (PDF), which contains original articles cited in the documentary.
According to their site:
Here's another good documentary: The Enemy Within (52:04).
Lethbridge, AB is about 500 km (310 miles) south of Wainwright, AB.
Watch online for free, courtesy of the National Film Board of Canada. It's well worth your time.
title: The Enemy Within
filmmaker: Eva Colmers
release date: 2003
list price: free!
run time: 52:04 minutes
In 2007, Storyline Entertainment released a documentary called Hitler's Canadian's. From the press release
They explain why POWs were sent to Canada:
Here's a theme that will be encountered often:
And some hard data:
Klaus Conrad was one of the POWs interviewed in the documentary.
I enjoyed the video and will have more in a future post.
Meanwhile, here's an intro (1:03).