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Confronting captivity : Britain and the United States and their POWs in Nazi Germany

Author: Arieh J Kochavi
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How was it possible that most of the 300,000 British and US troops who fell into German hands during World War II survived in POW camps and returned home? This behind-the-scenes look at the living  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arieh J Kochavi
ISBN: 0807829404 9780807829400
OCLC Number: 488629203
Description: x, 382 s. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Whitehall and British POWs --
Years of long captivity --
Washington and American POWs --
Exchanging seriously wounded and sick POWs --
Long-term POWs kept in abeyance --
Prisoners' safety and the collapse of Germany --
Forced marches --
An Anglo-Soviet bargain --
A U.S.-Soviet package deal.
Responsibility: Arieh J. Kochavi.
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Carefully researched... written in an accessible and engaging fashion. . . . Kochavi successfully marries a traditional narrative policy study with social history.--H-German

 
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