The Prisoners of Breendonk: Personal Histories from a World War II Concentration Camp by James M. Deem Download (read online) free eBook (PDF ePub Kindle)

The Prisoners of Breendonk: Personal Histories from a World War II Concentration Camp

Fort Breendonk was built in the early 1900s to protect Antwerp, Belgium, from possible German invasion. Damaged at the start of World War I, it fell into disrepair . . . until the Nazis took it over after their invasion of Belgium in 1940. Never designated an official concentration camp by the SS and instead labeled a “reception” camp where prisoners were held until they w