German POW's Cut Hair at Camp Aliceville
World War II
These German prisoners of war, once barbers, cut their companions' hair in the styles requested. Camp Aliceville housed 6,000 prisoners, part of Rommel's Afrika Korps who surrendered in May of 1943. A portion of these prisoners were assigned to Northington General Hospital in Tuscaloosa and served as aides and groundskeepers.
Personal Collection of Whitney Telle
Wide World Photos
October 6, 1943
Whitney Telle (Description)
Pickens County (AL)