Nazi Prisoners of War in Canada

What's Old is News by Sean Graham

Episode notes

Nathan M. Greenfield, author of Hanged in Medicine Hat: Murder in a Nazi Prisoner-of-War Camp and the Disturbing True Story of Canada's Last Mass Execution, joins Sean Graham to talk about POW camp 132 in Medicine Hat. They talk about how the camp came to be, the prisoners' relationship with the local community, and the internal culture that developed at the site. They also discuss the Nazi influence in the camp, the murder of two prisoners, and the resulting trial and execution.

For more, you can read Nathan's editorial "When was it Unjust to Kill Seven Nazi Soldiers? When it Happen ... 

 ...  Read more
second world warpownaziprisoner of warmedicine hatexecutioncapital punishmentviolence