Schildberg POW Camp

Schildberg

In 1940 a POW camp was established in Schildberg Germany now Ostrzeszow Poland.  The camp first held Polish POWs and was called Stalag XXI-A.  In 1943 1500 Norwegian officers were sent to the camp and the name was changed to Oflag XXI-C. Scrip was issued in 3 denominations .40 mark, .80 mark, and 1.60 mark.  Notes from this camp are very rare.

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