How Island Farm POW Camp Looks Today

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Modern Day Aerial Photos

Only Hut 9 Remains And This Has Been
Boarded Up And Fenced In
Outside Hut 9 (escape hut)
Hut 9 As It Is Today

INSIDE HUT 9

Main Corridor (Hook Like Objects From Ceiling are Central heating pipe Brackets)
False wall built by POWs to conceal soil from escape tunnel. This room was not found until mid 1980's when vandals broke the wall down scattering the mud balls across the floor. These have since been tampled flat.

Some of the pictures on the walls Of Hut 9:

Photo Taken September 2001.

The "Porridge Man" looks like a  Hauptmann (Captain) judging by the two diamond-shaped pips on his shoulder straps. It's not possible to tell if it's supposed to be a Luftwaffe or Army eagle on his field cap, but it certainly looks like he's wearing the Model 1944 German field uniform (based on the British battle dress!). 



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Eagle With German Cross Underneath
Writing on one of the walls
"Der Württemberg, sei gegrüßt erlauchter Hügel"
which translates as
"The Württemberg, you shall be greeted, hill of dignity" The Württemberg is a hill in the southern parts of Germany, hence the name of the state Baden-Württemberg
Flowers In A Vase

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