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COMBAT STORIES FROM World War II

Jim Wicker | 22nd Photo Reconnaissance Squadron, 7th Photo Reconnaissance Group, 8th Air Force - Army Air Corps

5:19   |   They had a secret radio in the prison camp, so they could contrast the BBC with the German newscasts. Jim Wicker recalls how the news of the approach of the Russians caused their captors to take all the POW's out on the road to march further into Germany. The conditions were terrible at the end of that march when the men were packed into a camp meant for far fewer prisoners.

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