Given Up for Dead: American GIs in the Nazi Concentration Camp at Berga
Given Up for Dead American GIs in the Nazi Concentration Camp at Berga Author:Flint Whitlock During World War II, prisoners of war were required by the Geneva Conventions to be treated according to established rules. But in late 1944, when a large number of Americans were captured or surrendered during the Battle of the Bulge and elsewhere, their captors had different plans. Those who were Jewish or from some other "undesirable&quo... more »t; ethnic or religious group were separated from their fellow captives and sent to the brutal slave-labor camp at Berga.
Until now, the story of what these men endured has been a well-guarded secret.« less