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Marienburg Stalag XXB or Stalag 20B Marienburg Danzig was a Nazi POW camp. Located near Marienburg, it was originally a hutted and tented camp with a double boundary fence and watchtowers. British, Poles and Serbs were held here in 1940. An administration block including a hospital was erected in the latter part of 1940, mainly by prisoner labour. By 1941 a theatre had been built. POWs were sent out to labour in nearby farms, sawmills, factories, goodsyards and cutting ice on the river Vistula.

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Bibliography[]

  • Journey into captivity 1940 William Bampton. Printed privately.
  • The March Towards Home William Bampton. Printed privately.

External links[]

  • An account by Jack Durey of his service with 2nd Battalion Hampshire Regiment in France, his capture time at Stalag XX-B and his escape, and journey home via Odessa [1]

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