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Crossville POW Camp Collection
The Crossville P. O. W Camp Collection, 1942-1981 consists primarily of newspaper clippings and copies of photographs. Also included in the collection is a history of the Camp property and correspondence and a memoir compiled by a former camp guard.
Ed Merkel Memoir
This autographed memoir, entitled "My Last Mission", describes Lieutenant Colonel Ed Merkel's time, May 1943 -July 1945, as a B-17 pilot and German POW during World War II.
John H. Moulton Collection
This collection contains a narrative of John H. “Corky” Moulton’s experience as a prisoner of war in Germany and Austria during World War II.
Jürgen Sperber Letters, Documents, and Other Materials Regarding Camp Crossville
Abstract The first folder in this collection consists primarily of postcards and letters that Jürgen Sperber wrote to his wife and his parents while he was incarcerated in Camp Crossville, Tennessee. In them, he replies to news that his correspondents have conveyed earlier and reports on his life in camp. Among the subjects he discusses are his desire to see his family, the food in camp, his studies at the camp university, and his hobbies. This folder also includes partial translations of this...
Dates: 1940 August 27-1947 December 22