|Type||Prisoner-of-war camp / internment camp|
|Controlled by||Nazi Germany|
Channel Island internees
The camp was opened as Oflag VII-D in February 1941, but in November 1941 became a sub-camp of Oflag VII-C, and was redesignated Oflag VII-C/Z. During their internment the activities of the prisoners included putting on performances of plays and sketches, including a performance of Shakespeare's Hamlet. In February 1942 the prisoners were transferred to Oflag VII-B in Eichstätt, and the castle then became an internment camp (Internierungslager) for men from the British Channel Islands of Jersey and Guernsey. As a sub-camp of Ilag VII, it was designated Ilag VII/Z. The camp was liberated in May 1945.
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