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Anonymous

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Creation Date

1916

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British and French prisoners unpack newly arrived letters and parcels from home in the mail censorship room at Zossen. German officers inspect the packages carefully for contraband. POW's often complained about the inspection process which required the opening of tins and the reduction of shelf life of these packages. However, contraband was sometimes discovered which kept German authorities suspicious of parcels or information in letters.

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Germany, Zossen, Post, Letters, Parcels, Censorship, Administrative Buildings, British POWs, French POWs, German Guards, German Officers

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