Oflag II-A was a German World War II prisoner-of-war camp located in the town of Prenzlau, Brandenburg, 93 kilometres (58 mi) north of Berlin. The camp, located just south of Prenzlau on the main road to Berlin, and was originally built in 1936 as a barracks for Artillery Regiment 38. In March 1945 two bombs dropped by a Russian aircraft hit Block B killing eight POWs, and injuring several others. The camp was liberated by the Red Army on the morning of 12 April 1945.

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  • Oflag II-A was a German World War II prisoner-of-war camp located in the town of Prenzlau, Brandenburg, 93 kilometres (58 mi) north of Berlin. The camp, located just south of Prenzlau on the main road to Berlin, and was originally built in 1936 as a barracks for Artillery Regiment 38. It was opened as a POW camp in September 1939 and housed mainly Belgian and Polish officers. With an area of about 7 hectares (17 acres) the camp was divided into two compounds : Lager A which contained four three-storey prisoner blocks, and an administration and canteen block, and Lager B which contained various garages and workshops, some of which were used as additional prisoner accommodation. The camp was surrounded by a double barbed-wire fence with seven watchtowers. In March 1945 two bombs dropped by a Russian aircraft hit Block B killing eight POWs, and injuring several others. The camp was liberated by the Red Army on the morning of 12 April 1945. (en)
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  • Oflag II-A was a German World War II prisoner-of-war camp located in the town of Prenzlau, Brandenburg, 93 kilometres (58 mi) north of Berlin. The camp, located just south of Prenzlau on the main road to Berlin, and was originally built in 1936 as a barracks for Artillery Regiment 38. In March 1945 two bombs dropped by a Russian aircraft hit Block B killing eight POWs, and injuring several others. The camp was liberated by the Red Army on the morning of 12 April 1945. (en)
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