History of War

CAMP 21 COMRIE POWS AND POST-WAR STORIES FROM CULTYBRAGGAN

Author: Valerie Campbell Publisher: Whittles Publishing Price: £16.99

CAMP 21, BASED AT COMRIE IN PERTHSIRE, HAS A RICH HISTORY THAT CONTINUES TODAY THANKS TO ITS STATUS AS THE BEST-PRESERVED PRISONER-OF-WAR CAMP IN BRITAIN AND A VALUED TOURIST ATTRACTION

Also known as Cultybraggan, the camp is situated in an area of high

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