Confronting Captivity: Britain and the United States and Their POWs in Nazi Germany

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University of North Carolina Press, 2005 - History - 382 pages
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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,

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Contents

Years of Long Captivity
40
Washington and American pows
71
Exchanging Seriously Wounded and Sick pows
105
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

Arieh J. Kochavi is professor of modern history and chair of the history department at the University of Haifa. He is author of Post-Holocaust Politics: Britain, the United States, and Jewish Refugees, 1945-1948 and Prelude to Nuremberg: Allied War Crimes Policy and the Question of Punishment.

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