1943-1945, English, Unpublished edition: A wartime log for British prisoners [manuscript]. Penny, J. R.

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Physical Description
  • 27 leaves.
Published
  • 1943-1945.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • A wartime log for British prisoners.
Creator
  • Penny, J. R.
Other Creators
  • Shaw, Frank.
  • Profit, Joe.
Published
  • 1943-1945.
Medium
  • [manuscript]
Physical Description
  • 27 leaves.
Subjects
Time Period
  • 1943/​16/​18-1945/​03/​31
Summary
  • Memoirs written with bristles of a toothbrush in a notebook entitled "A wartime log for British prisoners", the gift of the YMCA Geneva. It contains Penny's notes from 18 October 1943 until 31 March 1945, relating to events in the camp, names and addresses of fellow prisoners, poems and illustrations. The illustrations, some in colour, were drawn by Joe Profit of Genmoyan, South Wales, and Frank Shaw of Adelaide.
Biography
  • F/​Sgt. "Rud" Penny was the navigator of "E Easy" which was shot down over Hannover, Germany on 18 October 1943. Five members of the crew of seven died then or shortly afterwards. Penny was a prisoner of war in Stalag IVB, Muhlberg on Elbe, Germany until 30 March 1945
Notes
  • Manuscript reference: NLA MS 6079.
  • Photocopy.
  • Original in private ownership.
Access Conditions
  • Available for reference. Not for loan.
Language
  • English
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