Stalag XII A Dog Tag for Allied Prisoners of War - WWII
Very cool dog tag from Stalag XII A . Prisoner number 88 871 . This POW camp was located in Thorn Poland and initially received captured Polish prisoners. In 1940 the first 403 British prisoners arrived from the fighting in Norway. These were followed by around 4500 from Dunkirk and then soldiers from the 51st Highland Inf. Div. captured in Saint-Valery-en-Creux. In 1941 the first Soviet prisoners began arriving and this became the norm until liberation on February 1 1945. Good condition with the usual signs of age; Please see photos. These stalag dog tags can be fun to investigate.