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Camp comedy, in both senses, was peculiarly British in tone but a sense of humour was not unique to British prisoners. The German PoW sent to work in the garden of one Mrs Graham of Boscombe was most helpful in 1945 but in the spring, after he had been repatriated, the crocuses came up in the middle of her lawn and spelt “Heil Hitler”.

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  1. German PoW’s weren’t repatriated until September 1946, the war was still very much on in Spring 1945 after all, & they had to be denazified (esp Mrs Graham’s helper, one would imagine).

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