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German POW in New Mexico

by Schmid, Walter

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Published by University of New Mexico Press in Albuquerque .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Mexico.,
  • Germany,
  • New Mexico,
  • Las Cruces,
  • Great Britain,
  • Africa, North.
    • Subjects:
    • Schmid, Walter, 1922-,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, American.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, British.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscript labor -- New Mexico.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, German.,
    • Prisoners of war -- Germany -- Biography.,
    • Prisoners of war -- New Mexico -- Las Cruces -- Biography.,
    • Prisoners of war -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesGerman prisoner of war in New Mexico
      StatementWalter Schmid ; translated by Richard Rundell ; edited by Wolfgang T. Schlauch.
      GenrePersonal narratives, German., Biography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD805.5.L37 S36 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 167 p. :
      Number of Pages167
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3299728M
      ISBN 100826333559
      LC Control Number2004028009

      German POWs on the American Homefront chess games and books made life behind barbed wire a sort of “golden cage,” one prisoner remarked. German POWs in the Midwest. Punishment for such Author: J. Malcolm Garcia. Contents Introduction by Wolfgang T. Schlauch Chapter One Capture and Voyage to America, Chapter Two POW in Oklahoma, July July Chapter Three The Land of Enchantment-POW in Las Cruces, New Mexico, July March Chapter Four Instead of Repatriation, to Labor Camps in England, April July Epilogue Appendix Las Cruces Camp .

      Discover POW Iron Cross in Roswell, New Mexico: The symbol was surreptitiously built into the river bank by German prisoners of war. The following are the six German POWs who escaped for the longest time before being recaptured. A few had most interesting lives with no one knowing of their past life. Reinhold Wilhelm Pabel, a German army sergeant from Hamburg arrived as a POW in January to Norfolk, Virginia. He was educated as well as speaking English and Russian.

      WW2 German POW Labor Camp: Roswell, New Mexico. InRange TV. Decem We visit one of the locations in which German WW2 POWs were used for local labor in Roswell, New Mexico. The "fighting spirit" of these men had not yet been crushed and they left . (POWs) in Germany during the Second World War, from both the first-hand accounts of the prisoners themselves and the tales told by liberating troops. Several books and articles have described the health standards, physical treatment, food rations, aspectand others of prison camp life for American POWs. 1. The experiences of German POWs in.


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Richard Rundell is professor of German and film studies at New Mexico State University, Las Cruces. Wolfgang T. Schlauch, professor emeritus in history at Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, served as a consultant for the exhibit on POWs in New Mexico during World War II at the King Farm and Ranch : University of New Mexico Press.

A German POW in New Mexico book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Walter Schmid, a member of Rommel's Afrika Korps, was one of hu /5(4). Richard Rundell is professor of German and film studies at New Mexico State University, Las Cruces. Walter Schmid retired in from his job as a toolmaker in a small town near Stuttgart, Germany.

He wrote this book to explain his war experiences to his grandson, Stephan. A German POW in New Mexico. [Walter Schmid] -- "Walter Schmid, a member of Rommel's Afrika Korps, was one of hundreds of thousands of POWs interned in the United States during World War II.

Drafted into the German army at twenty, he had fought. A German POW in New Mexico by Schmid, Walter,University of New Mexico Press edition, in English. Read "A German POW in New Mexico" by Walter Schmid available from Rakuten Kobo. Walter Schmid, a member of Rommel's Afrika Korps, was one of hundreds of thousands of POWs Brand: University of New Mexico Press.

German POW in New Mexico by Wilfried Schmid,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(4). Drafted into the German army at twenty, he had fought for only five months when captured in Tunisia in May Schmid was sent first to POW camps in Oklahoma (Gruber, Bixby, and McAlester) and was soon transferred to New Mexico in July Brand: University of New Mexico Press.

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Your purchase benefits world literacy!. Letters Found in Cereal Box Show Rare Look at German POWs After WW2 New Mexico Millionaire Lures Treasure Hunters With Hidden Chest I knew some Germans were POW's here in American but it. The POW Camps in New Mexico during World War II included: (Camp), Lordsburg, Hidalgo County, NM (German, held Japanese from July to July ) •Roswell (Camp), Chaves County, NM (German and Japanese) 2 internment locations, and 2 cemeteries in NM.

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Walter Schmid, a member of Rommel's Afrika Korps, was one of hundreds of thousands of POWs interned in the United States during World War II.

Drafted into the German army at twenty, he had fought for only five months when captured in Tunisia in May Schmid was sent first to POW camps in Oklahoma (Gruber, Bixby, and McAlester) and was soon transferred to New Mexico in July.

Axis October 7 and DecemJanu - On his first (solo) attempt from camp Grizedale Hall, Franz von Ap - Twenty-eight Germans escaped from Angler, Ontario through a foot-long (46 m) tunnel.

Originally NovemDecember and Febru. Camp Albuquerque was an American World War II POW camp in Albuquerque, New Mexico that housed Italian and German prisoners of war. From this branch camp, the POWs did mostly farm labor, from to Most of these POWs were transferred from Camp Roswell, which was a base or main POW camp for New Mexico.

Camp Lordsburg, New Mexico, and Camp El Paso, Texas, were also. German soldier escapes New Mexico POW camp, evades FBI for 40 years - Source:. German POW expert to speak at New Mexico State.

Date: 01/09/ Writer: Julie M. Hughes,[email protected] Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+. Rudiger Overmans, a German author, lecturer and professor of history at the University of Freiburg, will speak on the German prisoner of war experience at 4 p.m.

Friday, Jan. 25, in New Mexico State University's Corbett .The yearly prisoner statistics indicate the large number of POWs who were interned in the United States. Between May and October an average of 20, prisoners a month arrived.

By November, German prisoners were being held in base camps and branch camps, and by Aprilthe number of German POWs had.The Escape from Fort Stanton occurred on November 1,when four German sailors escaped from an internment camp at Fort Stanton, New were other minor escape attempts from the fort, however, the incident in November was the most successful and the Location: Fort Stanton, New Mexico, United States.