Diary February 8, 1943

KZ (concentration camp) Osthofen at the Rhine,

WW2 Picture taken with candid camera by the grandfather of the author: KZ (concentration camp) Osthofen at the Rhine, where a friend of him died as political prisoner.

WW2 War Diary for Monday, February 8, 1943:

Home Fronts

Germany: Himmler orders special precautions to be taken at concentration camps, to prevent mass escapes in the event of air raids – including sub-division of each camp into blocks, each containing 4,000 prisoners, which are to be surrounded by minefields, electrically charged barbed wire, searchlights and dogs trained to kill on sight.

Eastern Front

Southern sector: Kursk recaptured by Russians.

Call of War
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