This website provides updates and material relating to the translation of the POW diary Kriegsgefangen in Skipton (POW in Skipton).

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This blog post is the work of summer intern Joe Everitt, who has been mapping the home addresses of the...

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On 12th July actor Wolf Kahler, the grandson of the senior German officer in the Skipton prisoner-of-war camp, Fritz Sachsse,...

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This summer we have two student interns working on the project. One of them, Alice Craft, has been looking at...

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We’re looking forward to the opening of our information board this evening and to meeting Wolf Kahler. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-york-north-yorkshire-48951491  

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In early 1919, 47 of the German prisoners of war from Raikeswood Camp died when an outbreak of Spanish Flu...

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On 13th January 1919 16 student prisoners of war in Raikeswood Camp sat the written examinations for their Abitur (German...

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For some of the Skipton prisoners Christmas 1918 was their fifth in captivity. One of the NCOs, Adolf Schonek, describes...

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On 4th December 1918 the German POWs in the Skipton camp received notification from the Prussian Ministry for Education and...

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This blog post is the work of summer intern Joe Everitt, who has been mapping the home addresses of the...

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On 12th July actor Wolf Kahler, the grandson of the senior German officer in the Skipton prisoner-of-war camp, Fritz Sachsse,...

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This summer we have two student interns working on the project. One of them, Alice Craft, has been looking at...

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In early 1919, 47 of the German prisoners of war from Raikeswood Camp died when an outbreak of Spanish Flu...

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Alan Roberts reports on the visit to Skipton of the granddaughter of Edward Snee, one of the camp interpreters: It...

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We are very proud and privileged to feature an article by renowned local personality, Ian Dewhirst. Ian is an expert...

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Alan Roberts tells the story of one of the camp interpreters, Edward Snee: Mr Snee, the Interpreter His easy going...

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Alan Roberts will be sharing his research about some of the British staff who worked at Raikeswood Camp. His first article...

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