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French Colonial Soldiers in German Captivity during World War II.

By: Scheck, Raffael.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (326 p.).ISBN: 9781316149751.Subject(s): France -- Colonies -- Africa -- History, Military -- 20th century | France. Armée. Troupes coloniales -- History -- World War, 1939-1945 | Prisoners of war -- France -- History -- 20th century | Prisoners of war -- Germany -- History -- 20th century | World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, GermanGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: French Colonial Soldiers in German Captivity during World War IIDDC classification: 940.54/7243089960171244 | 940.547243089960171244 LOC classification: D805.G3 S363 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half-title; Title page; Copyright information; Dedication; Table of contents; List of figures; Acknowledgments; List of abbreviations; List of maps; Introduction; A Soldier'sStory; Argument; The Historiographical Context; Sources; Terms and Numbers; 1 The Start of Captivity; Capture and the First Camps; The Arrival of French Colonial Prisoners in Germany; Under the Eyes of the Americans; The Return to France; Conclusions; 2 The Colonial Prisoners in Franco-German Diplomacy; Vichy'sInterest in the POW Question; The Agreement of November 16, 1940
The Release of World War I Veterans and White Frontstalag PrisonersThe Release of the Ten Thousand North Africans; The Giraud Crisis and the""Relève""; Conclusions; 3 The German Treatment of the Colonial Prisoners in France; ""Good Old Papas""?The Guard Personnel; The Stance of the German Military Administration; The Situation in Small Work Commandos; Violence against Prisoners; Humane Camp Commanders; Conclusions; 4 French Guards for Colonial Prisoners; The Origins of the Agreement; Problems of Implementation; The Attitude of the Scapini Mission; The Experience of the Prisoners; Conclusions
5 German Propaganda for Muslim PrisonersThe Context; Contents and Methods of Propaganda for POWs; The Success of German Propaganda; Conclusions; Plates; 6 The Labor of Colonial Prisoners; The Legal Framework; The German Need for Labor in France; Agriculture and Forestry; Public Works, Camp Work, and Other Assignments; War-related Work; Conclusions; 7 The Physical and Mental State of the Prisoners; Supplies and Accommodation; Health and Medical Experiments; Religion, Leisure, and the Morale of Prisoners; Conclusions; 8 Human Relations: Coprisoners and Civilians; Tensions among the Prisoners
Contacts with CiviliansRelations with Women; Conclusions; 9 Colonial Prisoners and the End of the War; Immediate Liberation or Second Transfer to Germany?; The Trouble with Repatriation; The Official French Response; Fears of Miscegenation; Conclusions; Conclusions; Archival Sources; I: France; Archives départementales des Ardennes, Charleville-Mézières; Archives départmentales de la Côte d'Or, Dijon; Archives départementales de la Gironde, Bordeaux; Archives départementales de la Mayenne, Laval; Archives départementales de l'Yonne, Auxerre; Archives municipales de Clamecy
Archives municipales d'ÉtampesArchives municipales de Saint-Médard-en-Jalles; Archives nationales (AN), Pierrefitte-sur-Seine (until 2012: Paris); Archives nationales d'Outre-mer (ANOM), Aix-en-Provence; Bureau des archives des victimes des conflits contemporains (BAVCC),Caen; Ministère des Affaires étrangères (MAE), La Courneuve; Service historique de la Défense (SHD), Vincennes; II: Germany; Bundesarchiv-Militärarchiv (BA-MA), Freiburg im Breisgau; Höpp Nachlass, Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin; Politisches Archiv des Auswärtigen Amtes (PAAA), Berlin; III: Switzerland
Archives of the Comité international de la Croix-rouge (CICR)/International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Summary: Discusses the experience of nearly 100,000 French colonial prisoners of war captured by Nazi Germany during World War II.
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Cover; Half-title; Title page; Copyright information; Dedication; Table of contents; List of figures; Acknowledgments; List of abbreviations; List of maps; Introduction; A Soldier'sStory; Argument; The Historiographical Context; Sources; Terms and Numbers; 1 The Start of Captivity; Capture and the First Camps; The Arrival of French Colonial Prisoners in Germany; Under the Eyes of the Americans; The Return to France; Conclusions; 2 The Colonial Prisoners in Franco-German Diplomacy; Vichy'sInterest in the POW Question; The Agreement of November 16, 1940

The Release of World War I Veterans and White Frontstalag PrisonersThe Release of the Ten Thousand North Africans; The Giraud Crisis and the""Relève""; Conclusions; 3 The German Treatment of the Colonial Prisoners in France; ""Good Old Papas""?The Guard Personnel; The Stance of the German Military Administration; The Situation in Small Work Commandos; Violence against Prisoners; Humane Camp Commanders; Conclusions; 4 French Guards for Colonial Prisoners; The Origins of the Agreement; Problems of Implementation; The Attitude of the Scapini Mission; The Experience of the Prisoners; Conclusions

5 German Propaganda for Muslim PrisonersThe Context; Contents and Methods of Propaganda for POWs; The Success of German Propaganda; Conclusions; Plates; 6 The Labor of Colonial Prisoners; The Legal Framework; The German Need for Labor in France; Agriculture and Forestry; Public Works, Camp Work, and Other Assignments; War-related Work; Conclusions; 7 The Physical and Mental State of the Prisoners; Supplies and Accommodation; Health and Medical Experiments; Religion, Leisure, and the Morale of Prisoners; Conclusions; 8 Human Relations: Coprisoners and Civilians; Tensions among the Prisoners

Contacts with CiviliansRelations with Women; Conclusions; 9 Colonial Prisoners and the End of the War; Immediate Liberation or Second Transfer to Germany?; The Trouble with Repatriation; The Official French Response; Fears of Miscegenation; Conclusions; Conclusions; Archival Sources; I: France; Archives départementales des Ardennes, Charleville-Mézières; Archives départmentales de la Côte d'Or, Dijon; Archives départementales de la Gironde, Bordeaux; Archives départementales de la Mayenne, Laval; Archives départementales de l'Yonne, Auxerre; Archives municipales de Clamecy

Archives municipales d'ÉtampesArchives municipales de Saint-Médard-en-Jalles; Archives nationales (AN), Pierrefitte-sur-Seine (until 2012: Paris); Archives nationales d'Outre-mer (ANOM), Aix-en-Provence; Bureau des archives des victimes des conflits contemporains (BAVCC),Caen; Ministère des Affaires étrangères (MAE), La Courneuve; Service historique de la Défense (SHD), Vincennes; II: Germany; Bundesarchiv-Militärarchiv (BA-MA), Freiburg im Breisgau; Höpp Nachlass, Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin; Politisches Archiv des Auswärtigen Amtes (PAAA), Berlin; III: Switzerland

Archives of the Comité international de la Croix-rouge (CICR)/International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Discusses the experience of nearly 100,000 French colonial prisoners of war captured by Nazi Germany during World War II.

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