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POWs and the Great War : captivity on the Eastern Front

Author: Alon Rachamimov
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2002.
Series: Legacy of the Great War.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Joint Winner of Fraenkel Prize for Contemporary History 2001, London. Winner of Talmon Prize, Israel, awarded by the Israeli Academy of Sciences. Although it was one of the most common experiences of combatants in World War I, captivity has recei ved only a marginal place in the collective memory of the Great War and has seemed unimportant compared with the experiences of soldiers on the Western Front. Yet this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rachamimov, Alon.
POWs and the Great War.
Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2002
(DLC) 2002000016
(OCoLC)48851483
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alon Rachamimov
ISBN: 9781845206321 1845206320 1859735738 1859735789 9781859735787 9781859735732
OCLC Number: 648759778
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 259 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: List of Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 Becoming Prisoners of War; 2 The Hague Convention and the Treatment of POWs Mission and Omissions; 3 The Treatment of POWs in Russia; 4 In Search of the 'Good and Loyal Prisoner'; 5 The Emperor's Clothes The Austro Hungarian POW Relief Effort; 6 Imperial Identities and Personal Concerns The Perspective of the Prisoners; Index.
Series Title: Legacy of the Great War.
Responsibility: Alon Rachamimov.

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Although it was one of the most common experiences of combatants in World War I, captivity has received only a marginal place in the collective memory of the Great War. This book, focusing on POWs on  Read more...

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'Based on several years of research in Austrian, German, and Russian archives, this book brilliantly analyzes the problems, suffering and occasional joys of millions of Germans, Austrians, Read more...

 
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