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    • A Wartime Log

    • Frontispieces
    • This printed page reads,"A Wartime log for British Prisoners." The diaries were distributed to prisoners during World War II by the War Prisoners Aid of the Y.M.C.A. The item was published in Geneva, Switzerland. Mitchener has added a question mark...
    • Sketch of Fort Delaware

    • Prisons; Prisoners of war; Forts & fortifications; Military facilities
    • Pencil sketch of one side of this prison for Confederate soldiers drawn by Dr. William Mark Eames, Federal surgeon. On the back of the image appears the notation, "Picture of Fort Deleware Del which Dr drew while there in 1864 guarding rebel...
    • The Classroom

    • Barbed wire; Tables; Stools; Blackboards; Prisoners; Military personnel; Books
    • This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of a POW writing lessons on a chalkboard or blackboard. Above the blackboard, Mitchener has written,"For the sake of knowledge - to ward off monotony." He has listed a number of...
    • Grand Concert by Morgan's Men Program

    • Musicians; Concerts; Soldiers
    • Drawing of three performers on stage, one with a violin, one with a banjo, and one dancing, advertising a concert to be performed by Confederate prisoners of war from John Hunt Morgan's cavalry at Camp Douglas. They appear to be performing the...
    • This Book Belongs To

    • Lions; Insignia
    • This is the signature page for Hardy A. Mitchener, Jr.'s diary during his imprisonment in Germany during World War II. He has signed it, "H.A. Mitchener 2nd Lt. A.C." The YMCA insignia can also be seen.
    • Dedication

    • Dedications
    • This is the dedication page for Hardy A. Mitchener, Jr.'s journal during his stay as a POW in Germany during World War II. He has dedicated the diary as follows: "To 'Irish': - + and, in spite of everything - Memories of a POW." The "Memories of a...
    • Contents

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    • This is the table of contents page for Hardy A. Mitchener, Jr.'s journal during his stay as a POW in Germany during World War II. He has created his own list, with sections such as "Cellmates," "Our Creed," and "The B-17."
    • German prisoners at Bellicourt

    • Military vehicles; Tanks (Military science); Trucks; Military personnel; Soldiers; Military uniforms; Uniforms; Prisoners of war; Campaigns & battles; War; World War 1914-1918; Fences; Troop movements
    • German prisoners taken by the Americans of the 27th Division during the drive on the Hindenburg line at Bellicourt. The 30th Division can be seen in the background going into the town of Nauroy. Bellicourt, Aisne, France. October 10, 1918.
    • The Cook Shack

    • Barracks; Tree stumps; Barbed wire; Fences
    • This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of several POW barracks within the camp. He has written, "An important item on the top of the page. Below is his drawing of the camp, "The Cook Shack." He includes information...
    • D. C. Van Weelden

    • Soldiers; Names
    • This page lists one contact name. Mitchener has written, "D. C. Van Weelden/Nyack, N.Y. (30 Mi. N of N.Y. in Hudson Valley). Contact concerning Alaska." The page has a cut-out piece of cardboard with Lt. Mitchener's name on it. In addition to his...
    • Plan of the military prison situated on Johnson's Island

    • Prisons; Prisoners of war; Prison hospitals; Prison guards; Sutlers; Military medicine
    • Hand-drawn color map of the military prison at Johnson's Island in the bay of Sandusky, Ohio, where captured Confederate officers were held. Prison buildings and grounds are labeled. Drawn by Capt. J. T. Hogane, Topographical Engineer, C.S.A.,...
    • The Stump Puller

    • Barbed wire; Prisoners; Military personnel; Tree stumps; Trees; Fences
    • This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of two men trying to remove tree stumps from the ground at the prison camp. He has written, "In order that there be parade grounds" on the top of the page. Underneath the drawing,...

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