Opened in the 16th Military region, the CAMP AT ST-ANTOINE, close to ALBI, also called CAMP AT VISCOSE, designed to shelter German war prisoners, was actualy used for the internment of German "prestataires".

The difference between "prestataires" and "non-prestataires" is established by the circular of January 13, 1940 specifying that the foreigners and stateless people taking benefit from the asylum right are authorized to engage as foreign workers at the service of the French Army. On July 27, 1940, the G.T.E will be instituted. ("Groupement de Travailleurs Etrangers" - Groupings of Foreign workers).

Card from a German "prestataire" dated 22-July-1940,
profiting from the postal frankness.

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