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The Diary of Alan Forster, POW 3921, Stalag VIIIB (October 1944 — May 1945) Part 17.

by Bill Forster

Contributed by 
Bill Forster
Article ID: 
A7320070
Contributed on: 
26 November 2005

Continued from A7319829

APPENDIX 4

Books on Stalag VIIIB in the Library of the Imperial War Museum, London

ALDERSON, William Robert The long road back
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Dorrance Publishing, 1994. - 365p., 4p. of plates; ill., ports. ISBN: 0-8059-3495-2. IWM Acc. No: 95 / 372

ASLANIS, Anastasios The man of confidence: a Greek POW in World War II
Manhattan, Kansas: Sunflower University Press, 1995. - xxiv, 259p.; ill., facsims., frontis., map, plans, ports. ISBN: 0-89745-183-X (pbk.). IWM Acc. No: 96 / 506

BATTESON, Ralph St. Nazaire to Shepperton: a sailor's journey
Bolsover, Derby: Highedge Historical Society, 1996. - 172p.; ill., facsim., frontis., plan, ports. ISBN: 0-9524249-2-4 (pbk.). IWM Acc. No: 96 / 1247

BORRIE, John Despite captivity: a doctor's life as prisoner of war
London: Kimber, 1975. - 240p., 8p. of plates; ill., maps, ports. ISBN: 0-7183-0-134-X. IWM Acc. No: 79586

BROWN, Kingsley Bonds of wire: a memoir
Toronto: Collins, 1989. - 267p.; ill., frontis., figs., port. ISBN: 0-00-215972-4. IWM Acc. No: 96 / 1126

CAWSTON, Roy Before I forget: some recollections of a sharpshooter, 1939-1946
Epsom, Surrey: Chiavari Publishing, 1993. - iv, 151p.; ill., facsims., maps, ports. ISBN: 0-9520592-0-7. IWM Acc. No: 93 / 848
Contains plan of Stalag VIIIB Lamsdorf, detailed account of life at the main camp, diary of trek west (via Dresden) and map showing places on route.

COWARD, Roger V. Sailors in cages
London: Macdonald, 1967. - 237p. Location: Rare B.. IWM Acc. No: 99 / 1741

DOWNS, Edgar The wind beneath our wings
Canning Vale, Western Australia (PO Box 1376, Canning Vale, Western Australia 6155): Assert Publishing, 1995. - 97p.; ill., ports. ISBN: 0-9587564-0-6 (pbk.). IWM Acc. No: 96 / 2392

DUNNING, George Where bleed the many
London: Panther, 1956. - 224p. IWM Acc. No: 59116

EDWARDS, Denis The devil's own luck: from Pegasus Bridge to the Baltic
Barnsley, South Yorkshire: Leo Cooper, 1999. - viii, 246p., 8p. of plates; ill., facsims., figs., maps, ports. ISBN: 0-85052-667-1. IWM Acc. No: 99 / 2143
Contains diary of trek and names on places on route taken by Bob Ambrose, p198-210.

ELWYN, John At the fifth attempt
London: Leo Cooper, 1987. - v, 216p., 4p. of plates; map, ports. ISBN: 0-85052-3613-. IWM Acc. No: 88 / 615

EVANS, Arthur Sojourn in Silesia, 1940-1945
Ashford: Ashford Writers, 1995. - 89p., 8p. of plates; ill., facsim., ports. ISBN: 0-9516785-3-1 (pbk.). IWM Acc. No: 95 / 1140

GARIOCH, Robert Two men and a blanket: memoirs of captivity
Edinburgh: Southside, 1975. - 183p.; fig. ISBN: 0-900025-19-0. IWM Acc. No: 80 / 608

GROGAN, John Patrick Dieppe and beyond for a dollar and a half a day
Ontario, Canada: Juniper Books, 1982. - 118p.; ill., facsims., ports. ISBN: 0-919137-05-9 (pbk.). IWM Acc. No: 83 / 2798

HARDING, William A cockney soldier: 'duty before pleasure': an autobiography 1918-46
Braunton, Devon: Merlin, 1989. - 223p., 12p. of plates; ill., facsims., frontis., plan, ports. ISBN: 0-86303-452-7 (pbk.). IWM Acc. No: 94 / 1672

HOLMES, William; HOLMES, John When the war is over: (the war memories of William Holmes)
N.p.: J Holmes and W Holmes, 2000. - 149p.; ill., facsims., ports. IWM Acc. No: 00 / 1914

JONES, Ewart C. Germans under my bed
London: Arthur Barker, 1957. - 222p.; ill. IWM Acc. No: 38410

LEVY, Harry The dark side of the sky: the story of a young Jewish airman in Nazi Germany
London: Leo Cooper, 1996. - x, 189p., 4p. of plates; ill., facsims., map, ports. ISBN: 0-85052-4989. IWM Acc. No: 96 / 2113

PAPE, Richard Sequel to boldness: the astonishing follow-on story to one of the greatest war books ever written
London: Odhams Press, 1959. - 256p., 16p. of plates; ill., facsims., frontis., map, ports. IWM Acc. No: 41620

PATTERSON, Hugh Geordie Hussar P.O.W.: opportunity sometimes knocked
Hexham (20 Abbey Court, Hexham, Northumberland NE46 1TN): H. Patterson, 2000. - 55p.; ill., facsims., ports. ISBN: 0-9538471-0-1 (pbk.). IWM Acc. No: 02 / 1339

POPIOLEK, Stefan Museum of Martyrology of prisoners of war in Lambinowice: [guide]
N.p.: The Museum of Martyrology, n.d. - [36]p.; ill., maps IWM Acc. No: K. 88 / 1486

RANDOLPH, Edgar An unexpected oddyssey: the Chronicle of a Field Ambulance private 1940-1945
Perth: Snap (printers), 1981. - iv, 72p.; ill., facsims., ports. ISBN: 0-9593856-0-6 (pbk.). IWM Acc. No: K. 92 / 961

ROFE, Cyril Against the wind
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1956. - 319p.; frontis. IWM Acc. No: 83836

ROSMARIN, Ike Inside story
Cape Town: W.J. Flesch, 1990. - x, 124p.; ill., facsims., frontis., plans, ports. ISBN: 0-949989-49-5. IWM Acc. No: 91 / 1977

RYAN, Raymond; RYAN, Laurence; RYAN, M. Imelda POWs fraternal: diaries of S/Sgt. Raymond Ryan: poems of Pte Laurence (Bouff) Ryan: World War II
Perth: Hawthorn Press, 1990. - 163p.; ill., facsims., ports. ISBN: 0-646-01545-1 (pbk.). IWM Acc. No: 92 / 2470

SMITH, Jim Burtitt- One of the many on the move
Braunton, Devon: Merlin Books, 1992. - 94p.; ill., ports. ISBN: 0-86303-603-1 (pbk.). IWM Acc. No: 92 / 1391

STEDMAN, James Life of a British POW in Poland, 31 May 1940 to 30 April 1945
Braunton, Devon: Merlin Books, 1992. - 48p., 8p. of plates; ill., ports. ISBN: 0-86303-581-7 (pbk.). IWM Acc. No: K. 93 / 23

SUGGIT, Henry Vies Reluctant guest of the Reich
London: Janus, 1992. - 146p.; figs. ISBN: 1-85756-006-X (pbk.). IWM Acc. No: 92 / 2479

TAYLOR, Frank Barbed wire and footlights: seven stalags to freedom
Braunton, Devon: Merlin Books, 1988. - 124p.; map ISBN: 0-86303-377-6 (pbk.). IWM Acc. No: 88 / 896

THOMPSON, G.R. A Geordie goes to war
Lancaster: Scotforth Books, 2002. - xiv, 108p.; ill., facsims., frontis., plans, ports. ISBN: 1-904244-22-X (pbk.). IWM Acc. No: 03 / 816

WHITESIDE, George
The Clarion: W.W.II memoirs as a P.O.W.: Stalag VIIIB and 344 newsletter issues 16, with 1944 souvenir Christmas issue
San Antonio, Texas: Poppy Publishing, [1999?] - vii, 312p.; ill., facsims., figs., ports. IWM Acc. No: 99 / 2252

WILLIAMSON, Len Six wasted years
Braunton, Devon: Merlin Books, 1988. - 52p., 16p. of plates; ill., facsims., ports. ISBN: 0-86303-432-2 (pbk.). IWM Acc. No: K. 89 / 622

WILSON, Sam 'Daunerin'
[Ayr: 'Observer' Printing, 1955?] - 140p. IWM Acc. No: 37936

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