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The British Empire and its Italian prisoners of war, 1940-1947

Author: Bob Moore; Kent Fedorowich
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave, 2002.
Series: Studies in military and strategic history (Palgrave (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"During the Second World War, British and Imperial forces captured more than half a million Italian soldiers, sailors and airmen. Although a symbol of military success, these prisoners created a multitude of problems for the authorities. This book examines the capture, dispersal across the Empire, incarceration and intelligence potential of prisoners."
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Moore; Kent Fedorowich
ISBN: 0333738926 9780333738924 0333710460 9780333710463
OCLC Number: 48451046
Description: xi, 329 pages : maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. British Planning and Policy for Prisoners of War, 1939-41 --
2. The Essential Labour Supply: The Import of Italian POWs to the United Kingdom --
3. Italian POWs in Africa, 1940-3 --
4. 'Farming Down Under': Italian POWs in Australia, 1941-3 --
5. Intelligence, Propaganda and Political Warfare --
6. The Watershed Year of 1943: From Enemies to Co-Belligerents --
7. Neither Enemies Nor Allies: Italian Prisoners in the United Kingdom After the Armistice --
8. Freedom, Farming and Frustration: Italians in Africa and Australia, 1943-5 --
9. The Long Road Home.
Series Title: Studies in military and strategic history (Palgrave (Firm))
Responsibility: Bob Moore and Kent Fedorowich.
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