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Stalag VIII A

(Poland - Lower Silesian - Zgorzelec)

Stalag VIII A was a German POW camp during the Second World War and was situated near the city of Zgorzelec.

Although Stalag VIII A had a capacity of 15.000 prisoners, it held 47.328 POW's at one time. On 14 February 1945 the camp was closed. About of 12.000 Soviet prisoners died here.

The camp today:
All the camp building were demolished after the war. Today a memorial site is located on the spot where the camp once stood.

It is possible to visit an exhibition about Stalag VIII A on ul. Powstancow Slaskich 1 in Zgorzelec.

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Address:
ul. luzycka
Zgorzelec
WWII grade:
100%
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60%

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