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The London cage : the secret history of Britain's World War II interrogation centre

Author: Helen P Fry
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first complete account of the fiercely guarded secrets of London's clandestine interrogation center, operated by the British Secret Service from 1940 to 1948 Behind the locked doors of three mansions in London's exclusive Kensington Palace Gardens neighborhood, the British Secret Service established a highly secret prison in 1940: the London Cage. Here recalcitrant German prisoners of war were subjected to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Alexander Paterson Scotland
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen P Fry
ISBN: 9780300221930 0300221932
OCLC Number: 978291324
Description: ix, 244 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: impounding the evidence --
Genesis of the Cage --
A very 'German' Englishman --
Cage characters: the interrogators --
Cage characters: the 'guests' --
Downstairs: interrogation methods --
Prison quarters --
Caged lies: the truth drugs --
The German 'great escape' --
German-Jewish émigrés --
A matter of justice --
Knöchlein: the Butcher of Paradis --
The Sagan case --
Norway and war crimes --
Befriending the field marshal --
Death in the Cage --
Torture: myth or reality --
Epilogue: the legacy --
Appendix: Staff at the London Cage.
Other Titles: Secret history of Britain's World War II interrogation centre
Responsibility: Helen Fry.

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