Democrat Waverly, Iowa
AUG 2 5 1944
Nazis Chat with Folks Here In Spite of Regulations
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Waverly's fGeririan prisoners seemed brigrfter Saturday night possibly becatise they knew they wouldn't havfc to work the next day. They smiled and even laughed while exchanging remarks with some of Waverly's German speaking citizens.
They like to linger at the factory exit as their work shift ends. The U. S. army sergeant in charge of the group finds it necessary at these times to send them back far-- ther into the building as it is absolutely contrary to regulations for the prisoners to visit with outsiders. However, the curious, in spite of restrictions,, do at times find brief opportunities for a chat. Eight Hours Only
By international law, the prisoners are not required to work more than eight hours and they are alert to this fact, holding up eight fingers to remind others that their work is finished.
One of the prisoners is admittedly only 18 years old whi
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