Written by Imelda Drury. Daughter of Louis Paul Huon. 2/5 Australian General Hospital
My trip to Poland was to find where my father Louis Paul Lived for three years during the war.
Something that you may not know about Torun is that during the Second World War many Australian, Italian, Russian and English soldiers were detained here by the Germans in various prison camps.
Our first stop was the beautiful old town of Warsaw, with lovely accommodation where we rested in preparation for Torun. After three nights we hired a car and drove to Torun.
Again our accommodation was right next to the Old Town, so it was easy to stroll to meet with the Curator of the Torun WW2 Historic-Museum, (Piotr Olecki) Paul showed us around, it was very good to think that all those years ago, Dad could have walked about in that same little town.
There was a great deal of memorabilia and we were told about each piece, there were many stories and the history of that time in Poland and the Prisoners of War which was...