Deliverance at Diepholz

A WWII Prisoner of War's Story

Book Description

In February 1944 an American infantry company lost its way behind enemy lines near Anzio, Italy, and Jack Dower and his comrades would spend the remainder of the war in captivity. With candor and humor, Dower describes his nearly fifteen months as an unwilling guest of the Third Reich.

  • Rare memoir of life as a World War II prisoner of war
  • Colorful account of Dower’s experiences, including forced labor and grueling marches, encounters with concentration camp prisoners, and a few unexpected instances of decency from German guards

  • About Dower, Jack

    The late Jack Dower, a native of Connecticut, served with the 45th Infantry Division in World War II.