An episode of Active History podcast, hosted by Sean Graham.
Nathan M. Greenfield, author of Hanged in Medicine Hat: Murder in a Nazi Prisoner-of-War Camp and the Disturbing True Story of Canada’s Last Mass Execution, talks about POW camp 132 in Medicine Hat. The podcast discussed how the camp came to be, the prisoners’ relationship with the local community, the internal culture that developed at the site, the Nazi influence in the camp, and the murder of two prisoners, and the resulting trial and execution.
For more, you can read Nathan’s editorial “When was it Unjust to Kill Seven Nazi Soldiers? When it Happened in Canada”