HU The rope of bed linen hanging on the west front of the guardhouse after the Polish Army officers Lieutenant Mikołaj Surmanowicz and Second Lieutenant Mieczysław Chmiel had been caught in mid-air sliding past a window
COLDIZ CASTLE. The first thing you need to know about Coldiz is that it is a lot smaller than you think it is. The courtyard is about the size of two tennis courts and it really makes you wonder how all the prisoners managed to find a bit of space to pace about. Unfortunately a hotel has now been built that covers about half of the courtyard so it is going to be really hard to imagine anyone at all in the piece of courtyard that is left. You can visit the guard room, the chapel (where…
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To prevent the Nazi’s from finding out that two Dutch POWs had escaped from Colditz prisoner-of-war camp, Dutch POWs used two puppets, Max and Moritz, during the head count. Colditz Germany, 1945 (probably).