Prison Camp Script at Chemnitz

A ten-Pfennig note from the prison camp in Chemnitz. Prisoners could only use this currency to make purchases inside the camp. This policy prevented POW's from using these notes to support escapes or to bribe the guards.
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Western Michigan University. Libraries
Subject Topic:
Germany, Chemnitz, Finances, Script, Bank Notes, World War 1914-1918, Diplomatic History, European History, Military History, and Political History
No Copyright - United States. Physical ownership of materials: "Der Krieg," 7 (1916): 141.