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Re: When were bomber crew members promoted to sergeant
Posted by: Aaron Wilson (ID *****0414) Date: September 10, 2012 at 14:15:15
In Reply to: When were bomber crew members promoted to sergeant by Stephen Szabados of 784

Your premise is incorrect. Only for a short period of time the Germans segregated POW's not for "better treatment", but to prevent the higher enlisted ranks from victimizing the lower ranks... and also to deprive the lower ranks of any leaders who might encourage escapes, etc.

The Japanese did not segregate the enlisted ranks in POW camps... all were used a laborers. As food became scarce in Germany the enlisted ranks were integrated.

Aaron Wilson
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