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Movement of prisoners of war (map)


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This map  shows the western movement of prisoners of war in Germany following the advance of Russian forces in the east in 1944-45. The movement of these prisoners was often by foot on what became known as the 'long marches'.


Map from W. W. Mason, Prisoners of War, Wellington, NZ, War History Branch, 1954

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Movement of prisoners of war (map), URL:, (Manatū Taonga — Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated