How to stay human when you are being reduced to a number

Lamsdorf as an example of how POWs can cope with the camp experience

Anna Wickiewicz

Hands stuck in barbed wire

On the basis of your own knowledge about the problems of the contemporary world, historical documents from the World War II and iconographic materials from Lamsdorf camp, answer the following questions:How did the belligerents violate human dignity in times of war? How did the soldiers try to preserve their dignity in the camp conditions? Was it equally difficult for all soldiers to preserve dignity? What kinds of activities should be undertaken to protect human dignity during wars and conflicts in our times?