Friday, November 10, 2006

Remembrance Day

November 11 is Remembrance Day in Canada, and it seems an appropriate occasion to post one of the many poignant records of wartime––In Ruhleben Camp No. 1, a magazine produced by English POWs inside a German camp during WWI. Writes the poster on Flickr: "My grandfather, Sol Geduld, was the German-born son of a British subject (Harris Geduld) and put in Ruhleben at the age of 8 in the year 1915 where he lived for one year until he was traded with his father in exchange for two German prisoners." See the scans of the magazine here. Via the Kottke blog.
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