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Document labelled “Interniertenpost Postkarte” at top, “KANAL INSELN” written in lower right corner, dated “1st Sept 43” on back.
Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Ilag VII-Laufen internment camp, administered by the Wehrmacht, was in Bavaria near the Austrian border and was known to house more than 400 British men from the Channel Islands, as well as other British internees, along with some Americans. The author of this letter, one of the Channel Islanders from Jersey deported to Germany during the occupation, states to his friend in Jersey that he cannot report all the news he is asked to because “we are very restricted… on what we can write… but will send what is possible.”
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Channel Islands, Ilag VII-Laufen, Robert Boxall, J.G. Hutt
"Internment Camp ILAG VII-LAUFEN Postcard from POW Robert Boxall to J.G. Hutt, St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands" (1943). Bulmash Family Holocaust Collection. 2019.2.338.