POWs and the Great War : Captivity on the Eastern Front
By: Rachamimov, Alon.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Oxford : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2002Description: 1 online resource (272 p.).ISBN: 9781845206321.Subject(s): History | Prisoners and prisons, Russian | Prisoners of war | World War, 1914-1918Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: POWs and the Great War : Captivity on the Eastern FrontDDC classification: 940.472 | 940.47247 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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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
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 book, focusing on POWs on the Eastern Front, reveals a different picture of the Wa r and the human misery it produced. During four years of fighting, approximately 8.5 million soldier
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