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A POW's Diary

Artifacts Unpacked Video Series

Take a closer look at the diary that Stephen Schweitzer kept during four months of captivity. He wrote about missing his family—but also about what led to the deaths of some of his comrades.

Artifacts shown in the video were donated to the Museum by the family of Stephen J. Schweitzer and by Mark Vogel and Martin Vogel. Learn more about this diary and another diary that Stephen wrote.