World Battlefronts, PRISONERS: Battle of Bowmanville

When the Canadians came with the manacles, the big blond Nazi boys at Camp Bowmanville put up an awful fight. In the melee one was bayoneted (severely), another shot (not seriously); 400 barricaded themselves in the camp's main hall.

The Veteran's Guard of Canada, which polices the camp, managed to snatch 126 of Bowmanville's Nazis and send them to another camp to be bound, with 1,250 other Germans, in reprisal for the chaining of Canada's Dieppe raiders (TIME, Oct. 19). But the Canadians were so banged up in the fight (one man had his skull fractured by a jam jar) that...

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