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5 edition of Camp 165 Watten found in the catalog.

Camp 165 Watten

Scotland"s most secretive prisoner of war camp

by Valerie Campbell

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Published by Whittles in Dunbeath, Caithness, Scotland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Camp 165 (Watten, Highland, Scotland),
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Scottish.,
  • Prisoners of war -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Prisoners of war -- Scotland -- History -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 131-133)

    StatementValerie Campbell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD805.5.C326 C36 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 133 p. :
    Number of Pages133
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16865612M
    ISBN 101904445608
    ISBN 109781904445609
    LC Control Number2008360002

    ^PRISONER OF WAR CAMPS ( – ), English Heritage ^ Camp Watten Scotland's Most Secretive Prisoner of War Camp, Valerie Campbell, Whittles Publishing , ISBN ^ New book provides insight into Watten POW camp, John O'Groat Journal 14th December This Highland location article is a nce: Scottish. Watten Camp, Watten, Wick. Caithness. Base Camp. Scotland. Extensive details of this camp and some of those held there are in the book: ‘Camp Watten’ by Valerie Campbell – – Whittles Publishing. I therefore give a summary and some further details here. Ordnance Survey with general camp area marked.

    Since then Valerie has written the best-selling history book Camp Watten about the prisoner of war camp in the Caithness village where she lived for 4 years, which was published in with a second edition published three years later. This was followed in by a book .   In , she moved to the site of another POW camp in Caithness and wrote a book about it, titled Camp Watten. During her research she came across links to .

      A military camp was built in Watten during World War II, in early , and at the end of the war this became POW Camp This had been described as Britain's most secretive prisoner of war camp because many prominent Nazis were moved there from POW Camp 21 at Comrie in Perthshire. These prisoners included Gunter d'Alquen, Himmler's chief propagandist, leading U-boat captain Otto . Camp Watten: Scotland's most secretive POW camp Campbell, Valerie Drawing on oral testemonies and other sources, the author has compiled a history of one of the most secretive POW camps in Britain, situated in Watten, Caithness.


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Some tried but found the harshness of the surrounding land too much. Prisoner of war camp. A military camp was built in Watten during World War II, in earlyand at the end of the war this became POW Camp This had been described as "Britain's most secretive prisoner of war camp" because many prominent Nazis were moved there from POW Camp 21 at Comrie in Perthshire.

These prisoners included Gunter d'Alquen, Himmler's chief propagandist, leading U-boat Council area: Highland. Readership: Camp Watten will be of especial interest to many people in Caithness, those with local connections and anyone interested in military history.

ISBN × mm softback illustrated cpp £ December, Buy The Book. Camp in Watten was the Guantanamo Bay of its day. There were no allegations of torture - quite the opposite - but the Scottish prisoner-of-war camp held some of the most infamous, top-ranking Nazi officers in high-security confinement long after World War Two ended.

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2 PrISoner oF WAr CAMP A. ll over Britain, prisoner of war camps had been set up towards the last years of the war. Adolf Hitler already knew the war was lost by but he was unwilling to give up the fight and face the wrath of his people, so the fighting had continued.

He buoyed them up. Here is a brief overview of the prisoner of war camp at Watten in Caithness, Scotland. Originally an army training camp, it changed to a POW camp in.

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