Death March
Sat Oct 18, 2014 10:25

Hi Thomas,

I have been planning to do exactly the same to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day next year. My dad will have taken a completely different route but I would be interested to know how you are planning to tackle the trip. My initial idea was to hire a car in Poland and retrace the route he took (from Gliwice SW to Czechoslovakia, NW to the north of Prague, SW to Germany & S to somewhere E of Munich), stopping at hotels/B&Bs along the way. I just wondered if you had any alternative ideas?

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    • CoselMichael Tattersall, Tue Oct 21 20:21
      Thomas My father was also on the medical staff at Cosel. Could you please email a copy of the photo. Thanks Michael
    • Death March — ianbowley, Sat Oct 18 10:25
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    • Death MarchesJune Johnson, Fri Oct 17 20:59
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