Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare

Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare

Wilkinson, Oliver Marlow (University of Wolverhampton)

Cambridge University Press

04/2017

322

Dura

Inglês

9781107199422

15 a 20 dias

Over 185,000 British military servicemen were captured by the Germans during the First World War. Utilising official government reports alongside private diaries, letters and personal testimonies, British Prisoners of War in First World War Germany restores the forgotten history of these men and their experiences of captivity to the historiography of the First World War.
Introduction; Part I. Behind the Wire: 1. Capture; 2. The camps; 3. Routine, work and discipline; 4. Necessities of life; Part II. Prisoner Responses: 5. Resistance; 6. Leadership and organisation; 7. Friends and feuds; 8. Linking with home; Conclusion: 9. Repatriation, futures and myths.