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John Codd

Stalag III B acted as a screening camp for another camp Stalag XX A (301) at Friesack, also known as "Friesack Camp".

Operation Seagull II

Seagull II
The entries concern Operation Innkeeper, Operation Seagull I, and Operation Seagull II - all missions planned for either Britain or Ireland which involved attendees at Camp Friesack.
Operation Seagull II was planned in tandem with Operation Seagull I, its genesis can be seen in the context of 1940 - 1941 Abwehr successes in recruiting agents from POW Irish nationals held at Stalag XX A (301), sometimes referred to as "Friesack Camp".

Operation Innkeeper

The entries concern Operation Innkeeper, Operation Seagull I, and Operation Seagull II - all missions planned for either Britain or Ireland which involved attendees at Camp Friesack.
While radio and sabotage training for Innkeeper did take place the plan was aborted due to the general collapse of German efforts to train and recruit suitable Irish agents as part of its Friesack Camp experiment.

James Brady (SS)

Frank StringerJames BradyFusilier James Brady
The Germans transferred the pair to a POW camp but soon transferred them to the special Abwehr facility at Friesack Camp to recruit them as saboteurs.

Irish Brigade (World War I)

Irish BrigadeCasement Brigade
However, despite the best efforts of Roger Casement and the Imperial German Army the attempt failed due to the fact that only fifty-two Irishmen volunteered for the duty in the "Irish Brigade".
* Friesack Camp - attempt to raise a similar body of volunteers during World War II

Operation Seagull I

Andrew WalshPte. WalshSeagull I
The entries concern Operation Innkeeper, Operation Seagull I, and Operation Seagull II - all missions planned for either Britain or Ireland which involved attendees at Camp Friesack.
Operation Seagull I was planned in tandem with Operation Seagull II; its genesis can be seen in the context of 1940 – 1941 Abwehr accomplishments in recruiting agents from Irish National POWs held at Stalag XX A (301) also known as "Friesack Camp".

Frank Ryan (Irish republican)

Frank RyanRyan, FrankThe Enigma of Frank Ryan
To guard against this, each candidate that showed an interest was interviewed by Clissmann and also by Frank Ryan, a former IRA member who been captured by Franco's forces during the Spanish Civil War and whose release from a 30-year prison sentence into the hands of the Abwehr had been organised by the Irish Government.

Operation Osprey

Operation ''Osprey
In addition, as part of Osprey, consideration was given to using selected regular 'Brandenburgers' and two captured Irish Prisoners of War recruited from Friesack Camp.

Irish Republican Army–Abwehr collaboration

IRA Abwehr World War IIIrish Republican Army – Abwehr collaboration in World War IIIRA links with Germany

List of German prisoner-of-war camps

List of prisoner-of-war camps in GermanyList of German World War II POW campsList of POW camps in Germany

World War II

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Friesack Camp or Camp Friesack is a name commonly used to refer to a special World War II prisoner of war camp where a group of Irishmen serving in the British Army volunteered for recruitment and selection by Abwehr II and the German Army.

Prisoner of war

prisoners of warPOWPOWs
Friesack Camp or Camp Friesack is a name commonly used to refer to a special World War II prisoner of war camp where a group of Irishmen serving in the British Army volunteered for recruitment and selection by Abwehr II and the German Army.

Ireland

IrishIRLisland of Ireland
Friesack Camp or Camp Friesack is a name commonly used to refer to a special World War II prisoner of war camp where a group of Irishmen serving in the British Army volunteered for recruitment and selection by Abwehr II and the German Army.

British Army

ArmyBritishBritish troops
Friesack Camp or Camp Friesack is a name commonly used to refer to a special World War II prisoner of war camp where a group of Irishmen serving in the British Army volunteered for recruitment and selection by Abwehr II and the German Army.

Abwehr

German intelligenceGerman military intelligenceAbwehr II
Friesack Camp or Camp Friesack is a name commonly used to refer to a special World War II prisoner of war camp where a group of Irishmen serving in the British Army volunteered for recruitment and selection by Abwehr II and the German Army.

Friesack

The camp was designated Stalag XX-A (301) and located in the Friesack area, Brandenburg region.

Brandenburg

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The camp was designated Stalag XX-A (301) and located in the Friesack area, Brandenburg region.

Eastern Front (World War II)

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The camp was eventually dissolved, and its attendees were sent to fight on the Eastern Front, or interned in concentration camps after 1943.

Nazi concentration camps

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The camp was eventually dissolved, and its attendees were sent to fight on the Eastern Front, or interned in concentration camps after 1943.

World War I

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These attempts took place during World War I in the POW camp at Limburg an der Lahn.

Limburg an der Lahn

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These attempts took place during World War I in the POW camp at Limburg an der Lahn.

Roger Casement

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However, despite the best efforts of Roger Casement and the Imperial German Army the attempt failed due to the fact that only fifty-two Irishmen volunteered for the duty in the "Irish Brigade".

German Army (German Empire)

German ArmyImperial German ArmyArmy
However, despite the best efforts of Roger Casement and the Imperial German Army the attempt failed due to the fact that only fifty-two Irishmen volunteered for the duty in the "Irish Brigade".