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

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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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At the time of the Armistice Britain held approximately 90,000 German prisoners of war in the UK. For these men...

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On 21 January 1918 the third group of 50 German officer POWs made the journey from the camp at Colsterdale...

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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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At the time of the Armistice Britain held approximately 90,000 German prisoners of war in the UK. For these men...

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On 21 January 1918 the third group of 50 German officer POWs made the journey from the camp at Colsterdale...

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On 21 January 1918 the third group of 50 German officer POWs made the journey from the camp at Colsterdale...

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On 19th January 1918 the second group of 50 German officer POWs made the journey from the camp at Colsterdale...

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This week is the centenary of the arrival of the first German officers to Raikeswood Camp. On January 17th, 19th...

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On 17 November 1917 at 4.10 p.m. German submarine U.58 was preparing to attack a convoy off the Irish coast...

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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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