1918 WW1 postcard burial POW officer Karlsruhe Germany POW camp

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German solders and officers gathered round for burial of dead POW officer from Karlsruhe POW camp  (Baden-Württemberg Germany). Some German officers wearing pickelhaubes. Also allied soldiers in uniform.

Written on negative  “F. Albrecht phot. Karlsruhe/B 1918” (Fritz Albrecht)

Witten on back (in French) “Burial of an Officer, prisoner at Karlsruhe Germany in 1918”

Smudges on back.

(Red text is an electronic watermark that is not physically part of the photo for sale)


XIV Army Corps (Karlsruhe)


Karlsruhe. Two camps; one in the grounds of the Karlsruher Schloss contained naval and, later, aviation officers, the other, the former Europäischer Hof, was known as "The Listening Hotel", and was an interrogation centre.