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The second page

 Recognising the psychological effects of the barbed wire at the POW camp

Negative factors

Uncertainty of length of their stay
News of starvation in Germany
Bad functioning of mail from US and French zones
Officers who lived in what is now the Russian zone know that they cannot return
The news that repatriated officers were being stripped of their belongings by the German authorities
The small cigarette rations

Talks about progress in political redoctrination
Some 120 are C- or black class then discuss
Mistaken loyalties to the past
Apathy for the future

The influence of Prussian militarists


Broeger (A)
Zick (B+)
Kerrmaus (A)

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