[June 2, 2009
Prison Camp Book , Ksar-es-Souk , 1944 – 1947
Because of its stylistic diversity, Heinz Zantis’ album is one of the most interesting examples of prison camp books in the collection . It was executed in the manner of a poetry album. Zantis was imprisoned in a special camp of the French government-in-exile for German non-commissioned officers in Ksar-es-Souk in Morocco from 1944 to 1947. The book has 35 pages (21.5 x 19.5 cm).