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Memorial

German PoWs BBC Tower & German PoWs

Plaque: German PoWs

Erection date: 4/6/2000

Inscription

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Anglo-German Family History Society

1914 - 1919
This plaque was placed here on Sunday 4 June 2000 by member of the Anglo-German Family History Society to remember over 17,000 German and other civilian prisoners of war interned at Alexandra Palace between 1914 and 1919, in particular those who died during that period.

Site: BBC Tower & German PoWs (2 memorials)

N22, South Terrace

Londonist report that in the WW2 Blitz (while BBC radio was off air) this mast was used to baffle the German bombers - "it transmitted in the right frequency range to confuse the navigators".  

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German PoWs

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German prisoners of war at Alexandra Palace - WW1

Over 17,000 German and other civilian prisoners of war were interned at Alexa...

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German PoWs

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BBC Tower

The BBC (who else?) have a good post about their time here. Pity this plaque ...

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