Prisoners-of-War and Their Captors in World War II
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Prisoners-of-War and Their Captors in World War II by Kent Fedorowich
Book DescriptionDuring World War II, captured service personnel of all the belligerent powers found themselves incarcerated as prisoners of war. Although the number of POWs ran into the millions, comparatively little has been written about them. This timely collection examines individual prisoners' experiences, but also provides an overview and synthesis of some of the most heated debates in the field.Casting new light on the racial and ideological assumptions of captors, authors show how axis powers and the Japanese dealt with Black African and African American troops who were taken prisoner. Political considerations are shown to have proven weightier than, in many cases, heinous crimes against humanity. Also highlighted is the history of Italian POWs in allied hands, the treatment of axis prisoners in Britain and the complex story of Free and Vichy French servicemen fighting each other in Africa.This important book will be essential and compulsive reading for students and scholars of the Second World War and will signpost areas worthy of further inquiry for many years to come.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781859731529
(216mm x 138mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Berg Publishers
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Nov-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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This collection of essays is based upon the assumption that the British Empire was held together not merely by ties of trade and defence, but by a shared sense of British identity that linked British communities around the globe.
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This collection examines aspects of colonial break-down within the British, French, Dutch and Portugese empires after 1945, thus contrasting the problems confronting the European imperial powers after World War II.
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Author Biography - Kent Fedorowich
Bob Moore University of Sheffield Kent Fedorowich Lecturer in British Imperial and Commonwealth History,University of the West of England
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