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POW"s memoir of the First World War

the other ordeal

by G. A. Connes

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Published by Berg in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France,
  • Germany
    • Subjects:
    • Connes, G. A. 1890-1974.,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Prisoners and prisons, German.,
    • Prisoners of war -- France -- Biography.,
    • Prisoners of war -- Germany -- Biography.,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, French.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 119) and index.

      StatementGeorge Connes ; translated by Marie-Claire Connes Wrage ; edited by Lois Davis Vines.
      GenreBiography., Personal narratives, French.
      SeriesThe legacy of the Great War
      ContributionsVines, Lois.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD627.G3 C6413 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 123 p. ;
      Number of Pages123
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3290767M
      ISBN 101859737838, 1859737889
      LC Control Number2004006121

      The only official war artist’s memoir of the First World War. Old Soldiers Never Die by Frank Richards. Graphically details life and death in the trenches with the Royal Welch Fusiliers. Twelve Days on the Somme by Sidney Rogerson. A frank memoir of the West Yorkshire Regiment and the battle’s last days. The World War: How it Looks to the Nations Involved, and What it Means to Us (New York: Macmillan, ), by Elbert F. Baldwin (multiple formats at ) The Wrack of the Storm (New York: Dodd, Mead and Co., ), by Maurice Maeterlinck, trans. by .

        Prisoners of the Sumatra Railway is the first book to detail the experiences of British former prisoners of war (POWs) who were forced to construct a railway across Sumatra during the Japanese occupation. It is also the first study to be undertaken of the life-writing of POWs held captive by the Japanese during the Second World War, and the transgenerational responses in Britain to this . The story of the last world war, as told by Grand Admiral Karl Doenitz himself. His memoir covers his early career with submarines in the First World War and follows both his successes and failures through the Second World War, with great detail on the way the U-boat campaign was waged, as told by the man who invented U-boat tactics.

      1. Why use this guide? Use this guide if you are looking for records of British or Commonwealth prisoners of war (PoWs), as well as some PoWs from Allied countries, taken prisoner between or The advice here refers primarily to military personnel, but does also include some. In World War II, Nazi Germany established brothels in the concentration camps (Lagerbordell) to create an incentive for prisoners to collaborate, although these institutions were used mostly by Kapos, "prisoner functionaries" and the criminal element, because regular inmates, penniless and emaciated, were usually too debilitated and wary of exposure to Schutzstaffel (SS) schemes.


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The Anguish of Surrender: Japanese POWs of World War II. University of Washington Press. 8– ISBN Sakamaki's experience as a prisoner of war are detailed in the first chapter "Prisoner Number One" External links. The situation of World War I prisoners of war in Germany is an aspect of the conflict little covered by historical research.

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OverBritish soldiers were taken captive on the Western Front and endured horrific conditions at the hands of their German captors.

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We know The Great Escape, Colditz Castle, Bridge Over the River images of Prisoners of War have been formed by World War II. In contrast, Great War POWs have never received much attention.

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