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Stalag 17 POWs papers

 Collection — Box: 98.0475-Box 1
Identifier: 02-98.0475

Scope and Contents

This collection was compiled by Edward McKenzie and includes a directory of New Hampshire Ex-POWs book. It is a boxed collection of approroximately 20 individual collections of American POWs who were interned at Stalag 17. The individual collections collectively consist of personal papers, transcripts, documents, photographs, and drawings relating to their experiences as prisoners of war.


  • 1937-1945
  • Other: Date acquired: 05/12/1998

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish, exhibit, or broadcast works from the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience must be requested and granted in writing by the director of the Institute. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Institute on World War II as the owner of the physical items and the copyright holder. Possession of a copy of an item does not constitute permission to publish, exhibit, or broadcast it. The Institute on World War II and the Human Experience reserves the right to refuse permission to individuals and publishers who have not complied with its policies. Permission fees must be paid before images are provided. Please contact the director of the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience for current publication and duplication rates.

Biographical or Historical Information

The materials contained within this box are from a variety of United States Army and Army Air Corps members, officers, enlisted soldiers. and air crews who were captured in the European Theater and sent to Stalag 17B as Prisoners of War. The collections include those belonging to Staff Sergeant Michael Colamonico, Doctor Barbara Stelzl-Marx, Joe Suss, and Rey McMann of the 92nd Bomb Group, Fletcher de Wolf, Marcus Davis, Grover Mullins, Helen Strong, Don Bevan, Sam Roland Magun, Lee Kessler, Ben Phelper, William Chapin, Sergeant Frank Grey, Glen Loveland, Ralph Lavoie, Bernard Hanover, Kenneth Kurtenback, Jerry Ferroggiaro, Lieutenant Louise Birch (Army Nurse Corps), Wilhelm Nowy, Robert Patterson, Colonel Delmar T. Spivey, Edward D. MacKenzie, John E. Wasch, Mark Curtis, Larry Dennis, and Nelson Crawford.


1 boxes

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Stalag 17 papers
Craig Whittington
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Repository Details

Part of the Institute on WWII and the Human Experience Repository