POW diaries - Captain Percival Lowe, item 26

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On one occasion some English officers were singing. When

asked they said they were singing hymns. The germans

said that this was allowed but singing for joy was

streng verboden  Streng verboten, German for strictly forbidden 

x II  Roman numeral 2, off in the right margin 


The French used to get up excellent concerts, really high

class music.

x I.  Roman numeral 1, off in the right margin 

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On one occasion some English officers were singing. When

asked they said they were singing hymns. The germans

said that this was allowed but singing for joy was

streng verboden  Streng verboten, German for strictly forbidden 

x II  Roman numeral 2, off in the right margin 


The French used to get up excellent concerts, really high

class music.

x I.  Roman numeral 1, off in the right margin 


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  • June 17, 2017 16:34:58 L G

    On one occasion some English officers were singing. When

    asked they said they were singing hymns. The germans

    said that this was allowed but singing for joy was

    streng verboden  Streng verboten, German for strictly forbidden 

    x II  Roman numeral 2, off in the right margin 


    The French used to get up excellent concerts, really high

    class music.

    x I.  Roman numeral 1, off in the right margin 


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    Toby Backhouse
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