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Prisoners of the Kaiser
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Richard van Emden
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-06-11 - Publisher: Pen and Sword

Drawing on the memories of the last surviving prisoners of the 1914–1918 war, this book tells the dramatic story of life as a POW in Germany. Stories include the shock of capture on the Western Front, to the grind of daily life in imprisonment in Germany. Veterans recall work in
Violence Against Prisoners of War in the First World War
Language: en
Pages: 451
Authors: Heather Jones
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-06-02 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

First in-depth, comparative study of the treatment of prisoners of war during the First World War.
The War Behind the Wire
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: John Lewis-Stempel
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-30 - Publisher: Hachette UK

The last untold story of the First World War: the fortunes and fates of 170,000 British soldiers captured by the enemy. On capture, British officers and men were routinely told by the Germans 'For you the war is over'. Nothing could be further from the truth. British Prisoners of War
The Kaiser's First POWs
Language: en
Pages: 20
Authors: Philip Chinnery
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-30 - Publisher: Pen and Sword

In 1915, the German government published a book entitled 1915 in an attempt to portray the Germans as a civilized people who were destined to win the war, who would treat their prisoners with care and compassion. The Kaisers First POWs is the first book to compare the official German
The Canadian Experience of the Great War
Language: en
Pages: 594
Authors: Brian Douglas Tennyson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Although the United States itself did not enter the war until April 1917, Canada enlisted the moment Great Britain engaged in the conflict in August of 1914. The Canadian contribution was great, as over 600,000 men and women came to serve in the war effort. Over 150,000 were wounded while