Oflag X-D

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Oflag X-D
Fischbek, Saxony-Anhalt
Oflag X-D is located in Germany
Oflag X-D
Oflag X-D
Coordinates 53°29′01″N 9°50′26″E / 53.4835°N 9.8405°E / 53.4835; 9.8405
Type Prisoner-of-war camp
Site information
Controlled by  Nazi Germany
Site history
In use 1941 – 1945

Oflag X-D was a German World War II prisoner-of-war camp for officers (Offizierlager) located in Fischbek, a Stadtteil of Hamburg, Germany.

Camp history[edit]

The camp was established in May 1941.[1] On 22 June 1943, all reserve officers of the Belgian Army held at Oflag II-A in Prenzlau were moved to Oflag X-D Fischbek.[2] The camp was liberated in May 1945 by troops of the British 7th Armoured Division, 2nd Army.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kriegsgefangenenlager (Liste)". Moosburg Online (in German). 2012. Retrieved 29 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Hautecler, Georges (1966). Evasions réussies [Successful Escapes] (in French). Liège, Belgium: Editions Soledi. Retrieved 29 April 2012. 
  3. ^ Paterson, Ian A. (2008). "Battles 1945 : Final Push To Hamburg". The History of the British 7th Armoured Division. Archived from the original on 2012-06-30. Retrieved 29 April 2012. [dead link]