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I have a friend in Australia that wants me to run it by you if you can Identify the pallbearer's uniforms and the Flag draped over the coffin>
Would be much appreciated.
Bob

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That sure looks like a funeral in a POW camp.

- Coffin has what looks like Kreigsmarine flag. Carriers are German

- Guards with guns are US Army/USMC MPs

- Looks like a US Chaplain with his hat off

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Thanks for your help guys here is what he put together
1941 Cadillac Miller hearse
8 German POWs from the Wehrmacht Afrika Korps carrying a casket covered with the Nazi battle flag (Reichskriegsflagge) surrounded by US-MPs at Rosenberg Fort Bend County Fairground's POW camp sometime after the Summer of 1943.


My Name is Bob and I am a "RACE O HOLIC" AND "THE OLDER I GET THE FASTER I WAS"

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Camp Robinson in Arkansas ? Most POWs were DAK and Italian one German officer seen here looks very muck like one in the other photo ( rough guess )

http://www.theincidentmovie.com/germalpowfunerals.htm


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