Confronting Captivity : Britain and the United States and Their POWs in Nazi GermanyMaterial type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 2005Description: 1 online resource (393 p.)ISBN: 9780807876404Subject(s): Prisoners of war | World War, 1939-1945Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Confronting Captivity : Britain and the United States and Their POWs in Nazi GermanyDDC classification: 940.547243 LOC classification: D805.G3K619 2005Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; PART I. FACING THE CHALLENGE; 1. Whitehall and British POWs; 2. Years of Long Captivity; 3. Washington and American POWs; PART II. REPATRIATION; 4. Exchanging Seriously Wounded and Sick POWs; 5. Long-Term pows Kept in Abeyance; PART III. THE FINAL STAGE OF THE WAR; 6. Prisoners' Safety and the Collapse of Germany; 7. Forced Marches; PART IV. LIBERATED BY THE SOVIETS; 8. An Anglo-Soviet Bargain; 9. A U.S.-Soviet Package Deal; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
How was it possible that almost all of the nearly 300,000 British and American troops who fell into German hands during World War II survived captivity in German POW camps and returned home almost as soon as the war ended? In Confronting Captivity, Arieh J. Kochavi offers a behind-the-scenes look at the living conditions in Nazi camps and traces the actions the British and American governments took--and didn't take--to ensure the safety of their captured soldiers. Concern in London and Washington about the safety of these POWs was mitigated by the recognition that the Nazi leade
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