Newspaper, "Stobsiade," October 24, 1915.

Stobsiade: Halbmonatsschrift des deutschen Gefangenen-Lagers Stobs, Schottl., 1. Jahrg., Nr. 4 (24 October 1915). Newspaper of the German prisoner-of-war camp Stobs, Scotland. No imprint. 4 p. (27.9 x 22.2).  From the Finding aid prepared by Violet Lutz.

"The newsletter contains poems, puzzles, news reports, short stories, and advertisements from the prisoners. The issues appear to have been printed in Hawick. The title is a pun on the popular 18th-century mock epic poem "Jobsiade" by the German physician and writer, Carl Arnold Kortum. The German prisoners were released around February, 1919." Tri-College Digital Repository

Automated translation. ["Stobsiade:... Halbmonatsschrift of German prisoners-camp Stobs, Scotland, 1. Jahrg, No. 4 (24 October 1915)."]

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Format: Newspaper
Language: German
Published: 1915
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