The Tiki Times - A Souvenir Booklet of the Camp Newspaper for Prisoners-of-War who were at E535, Milwitz, Upper Silesia, between July, 1944, and January 1945. E535 was a working camp attached to Stalag VIIIB., Teschen.

By: Gallichan, J. (ed.)

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Old dampstains to upper half of leaves, causing some wrinkling of leaves up to page 94. All text legible, and the leaves are not sticking together. Moderate rubbing and creasing to covers. 1/2" tears at head and tail of spine. ; viii, 197, [4] pages + 10 plate leaves. Brown illustrated card covers. Page dimensions: 244 x 184mm. Published back in New Zealand, this publication reproduces the original issues of the prisoner-of-war camp newspaper "The Tiki Times", from Issue No. 1, 1st August 1944, to Issue No. 24, 17th January, 1945. The listed staff of the newspaper are all New Zealanders, with the exception of cartoonist E. Adhemar of Lancashire, England (7596309 Pte.) The Assistant editor was P. R. Earle of Hamilton, the Art Editor M. B. Wallace of Wanganui. "When the POWs at Milowitz were sent on a forced march westwards as the war drew to a close, Jack Gallichan packed up all the issues of the 'Tiki Times' in a backpack and carried them for three months until he was able to hand them to a wounded POW who took them to England. After the war Gallichan oversaw the printing of the 'Tiki Times' and distributed it to the men who had been prisoners at E535." - NZhistory.govt.nz website, accessed March 2018. [Bibliographical reference: Bagnall sG15a.]

Title: The Tiki Times - A Souvenir Booklet of the Camp Newspaper for Prisoners-of-War who were at E535, Milwitz, Upper Silesia, between July, 1944, and January 1945. E535 was a working camp attached to Stalag VIIIB., Teschen.

Author Name: Gallichan, J. (ed.)

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Thus

Publisher: [Palmerston North, New Zealand], [Keeling & Mundy (printed by)]: [c1950]

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 19730