May 30, 2021: The Story of German POWs in America
Sunday, May 30, at 5pm:
Mine Enemy: The Story of German POWs in America
During World War II, some 400,000 captured German soldiers were shipped across the Atlantic to prison camps dotted across the United States. Suddenly the enemy was hoeing the back garden, and sometimes, sitting at the kitchen table. This sound-rich, hour-long special combines archival sound and period music with voices of those who lived this most unusual moment in history.