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    Default List of POW camps in the UK


    Interesting document that I stumbled across, Most sites will now be gone but you might hit lucky

    List of POW camps in the UK





    and these sites are of real historical importance as history seems to want to sweep the fact we kept POWs in the uk

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    I've seen a similar list befro but not as well put together, it also shows some places near me though one of them is Didcot power station.. Thanks for that.:)
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    thank you for posting that. it adds a few more bits and pieces to the list when we out and about.

    we tried to do didcot power station a couple of weeks ago but you cant get near can you.
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    Subterranea Britannica
    Have a report up from one of the sites

    http://www.subbrit.org.uk/sb-sites/s...lt/index.shtml

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    My that makes some grimm reading
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    I'm moving this to the Reference Material forum so it doesn't get lost.
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    Is the site of the former Foo Chow paint works of Donald MacPherson in Bury/Radcliffe listed on there? It was a German POW camp apparently. My mother worked there after it had been turned into a paint works after the war.
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    Well I checked out the one near me at Nettlebed in Oxon, GR was right by a footpath. There was a building nearby that looks as though it was from the war and nearby a demolished brick building near the road. Going into the woods shows cleared areas more piles of rubble a concrete slab and an open sewer manhole. All this told me that some thing had been here inthe past. It may well be worth returning in the winter when the undergrowth has died back. I'll post some of the photo's on here when I've sorted them.:)
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    Thanks for posting the list. It kept me up till the small house reading it through and cross checking with other information. It showed the way to this:

    Then:



    And now:



    There's alot still there.

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    Looks like you'll need a chainsaw to see any of it.

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