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Edwin W. Hays - Interview with Edwin W. Hays: clip: As Russians advanced, prisoners in his camp were removed, taken by ship to a new location; horrible conditions in the hold, as it was midsummer; had to walk a gauntlet to the camp, handcuffed to another prisoner, beaten by cadets, terrorized by dogs along the way; Stalag Luft 4 had worst conditions; Russian advance prompted another move in January 1945; he was lucky to draw a high card which put him on a boxcar rather than having to make a 600 mile march in 76 days to new location; Russians liberated them on May 1; Americans evacuated them on B-17s on May 12.
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