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Prisoners of war and their captors in World War II

Author: Bob Moore; Kent Fedorowich
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; Washington, D.C. : Berg, 1996.
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Examines the experiences of individual prisoners-of-war, looking in particular at alleged war-crimes and ensuing claims for compensation levelled against the Japanese, and at British treatment of Italian POWs. The book provides an overview and synthesis of the most heated debates in the field.
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Genre/Form: History
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Prisoners of war and their captors in World War II.
Oxford [England] ; Washington, D.C. : Berg, 1996
(OCoLC)606116682
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Moore; Kent Fedorowich
ISBN: 1859731570 9781859731574 185973152X 9781859731529
OCLC Number: 36237523
Description: ix, 312 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Prisoners of war in the Second World War: an overview / Bob Moore and Kent Fedorowich --
Axis prisoners in Britain during the Second World War: a comparative survey / Bob Moore --
'Blind bureaucracy': the British government and POWs in German captivity, 1939-45 / David Rolf --
The trouble with allies: Canada and the negotiation of prisoner of war exchanges / Jonathan F. Vance --
Captives of their countrymen: Free French and Vichy French POWs in Africa and the Middle East, 1940-3 / Martin Thomas --
Propaganda and political warfare: the Foreign Office, Italian POWs and the Free Italy Movement, 1940-3 / Kent Fedorowich --
Human vivisection: the intoxication of limitless power in wartime / Charles G. Roland --
Africans and African Americans in enemy hands / David Killingray --
Italian prisoners of war in Great Britain, 1943-6 / Lucio Sponza --
Captors and captives on the Burma-Thailand Railway / Sibylla Jane Flower --
From consideration to contempt: the changing nature of Japanese military and popular perceptions of prisoners of war through the ages / Ikuhiko Hata --
Protecting prisoners of war, 1939-95 / Joan Beaumont.
Responsibility: [edited by] Bob Moore and Kent Fedorowich.
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Examines the experiences of individual prisoners-of-war, looking in particular at alleged war-crimes and ensuing claims for compensation levelled against the Japanese, and at British treatment of Italian POWs. The book provides an overview and synthesis of the most heated debates in the field.

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