Title
German Prisoners of War: The Aliceville Camp
Contributing Organization
University of Alabama Center for Public Television and Radio (CPT&R) (Tuscaloosa, Alabama)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip-b6a2a39b7eb
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Description
The Aliceville internment camp was started in december of 1942 as a place to house 6,000 German prisoners of war during World War 2. This piece is about the reunion between the guards at Aliceville, American soliders who were members of the 305th, and the German prisoners of war who lived at the camp. This reunion was meant to highlight that all the war and haterd was behind them, and that they could now look at each other as human beings with peace and friendship between them. The piece also covers the history of the camp, what life was like at the Aliceville camp, the dangers for the prisoners of war, as well as the relationships made there.
Broadcast
1990-01-18
Created
1989-12-11
Media type
Moving Image
Duration
00:29:41.046
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Credits
: Blumhardt, Mrs. Herman
Interviewee: Blumhardt, Herman
Interviewee: Eisenhauer, Chet
Interviewee: Warnick, Harry
Interviewee: Samper, Joseph
Interviewee: Ertel, Guenther Peter
Interviewee: McBride, Jake
Interviewee: Jones, Earline
Interviewee: Futchko, Joe
Interviewee: Stabler, Sue
AAPB Contributor Holdings
University of Alabama Center for Public Television
Identifier: cpb-aacip-0805154b235 (Filename)
Format: BetacamSP
Duration: 0:29:41
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Citations
Chicago: “German Prisoners of War: The Aliceville Camp,” 1990-01-18, University of Alabama Center for Public Television and Radio (CPT&R), American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed November 30, 2020, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-b6a2a39b7eb.
MLA: “German Prisoners of War: The Aliceville Camp.” 1990-01-18. University of Alabama Center for Public Television and Radio (CPT&R), American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. November 30, 2020. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-b6a2a39b7eb>.
APA: German Prisoners of War: The Aliceville Camp. Boston, MA: University of Alabama Center for Public Television and Radio (CPT&R), American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-b6a2a39b7eb