In early 1945, the first German Prisoners of War began to arrive in Northern Ireland. Their detention took place in a number of camps across the country.
14th January 1945
On 14th January 1945, 4 German Prisoners of War staged an escape from the Elmfield Camp in Gilford, Co. Down. Their freedom was short-lived.
19th January 1945
On 19th January 1945, three German Prisoners of War escaped from the camp at Kinnegar near Holywood, Co. Down but their freedom was short-lived.
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