Worked at Tay valley joiners. .and there was this german who had done Stalingrad,. Caught frost bite and had his toes amputated
Was a lot of ex P.O.Ws who settled in my area after the war and their liberation. ..POW camp where i lived
The mother, first time she ate chocolate was from a detainee
They were almost in semi liberty
Same in Canada, two towns near where I live had reportedly the largest German POW camps.Farm in Sussex where at one time I was evacuated to had many Italian POWs' working the land. Many were only too happy to be out of the war. They were virtually free. Some stayed on after the war.