February 7 2011

‘Hut 9’ – A Film About the WWII P.O.W Camp in Bridgend

Island Farm POWs

On the night of 10th-11th March 1945, Seventy German prisoners tunnelled to freedom from Camp 198 in Bridgend. It was the biggest escape attempt made by German P.O.W.s in Great Britain during the Second World War. This film tells the story of the German P.O.W Camp at Island Farm in Bridgend and was screened at the Holocaust Memorial events in Bridgend in January 2011. In this short film Brett Exton talks about the potential of developing the remaining derelict hut into an Education Centre.

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