[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Ger-Poland-Volhynia Digest, Vol 104, Issue 20

Karen Dorsett karen.dorsett9 at gmail.com
Sat Jan 28 13:53:36 PST 2012

If you are discussing the Siberia camps, my great grand parents and families were kept in camps men separate from women. My grandmother would work all day and have to leave the children with others at the camp.  

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On 28/01/2012, at 7:00 AM, ger-poland-volhynia-request at eclipse.sggee.org wrote:

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>   1. Re: 1916 map of Russian POW camps (G?nther B?hm)
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> Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2012 13:02:25 +0100
> From: G?nther B?hm <GHBoehm at ish.de>
> Subject: Re: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] 1916 map of Russian POW camps
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> Am 26.01.2012 19:53, schrieb Richard Benert:
>> It should be remembered, though, that these camps were chiefly for POWs and civil internees (that is, German and 
>> Austrian citizens who lived or worked in Russia).  I think that possibly some Volhynian and Polish colonists may  have 
>> been housed in these camps temporarily, but generally they were foisted off on private families, placed in old 
>> factories or schools, or just left to find lodging on their own. But, since we have so little real information, we 
>> have to leave open the possibility that some colonists were placed in POW camps. 
> Hello all,
> I just want to thank Dick for his message and to reinforce his warning (being neither a specialist on Imperial-Russian 
> detaining camps nor believing that the map & list could provide the solution of questions regarding the fate of detained 
> Volhynian Germans). It might just be another piece of the big puzzle.
> G?nther
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