Download PDF by David Bilton: Allied POWs in German Hands 1914 - 1918 (Images of War)

By David Bilton

In this primary absolutely illustrated historical past of the Kaiser’s undesirable visitors, the writer seems on the lives of the millions of Allied males who turned PoWs throughout the nice battle.

After making the choice to give up, the soldier, sailor or airman used to be on the mercy of his captors. The ebook examines what it felt wish to give up, the risks concerned after which the customarily lengthy trip to a camp in Germany. For a few the there has been no trip, they have been stored on the entrance to aid the German warfare attempt.

Not all camps have been an analogous; a few have been higher than others, a scenario that may simply swap with the alternative of the commandant, yet so much have been terrible. disorder was once rife and there has been little therapy. Barracks have been frequently chilly and there have been few blankets and little garments. males have been abused, starved, denied their simple rights, despatched to paintings in appalling stipulations and a few have been murdered. there have been millions of civilians interned in addition, who regularly fared higher than fighters, although they didn't have it effortless.

With the arriving of parcels from domestic so much prisoners may possibly enforce their vitamin, yet this was once now not the case for Russians who bought little support and trusted handouts from different prisoners.

Escape was once a concern for lots of males; millions attempted, although they can be shot for the try, as a few have been, yet so much didn't make it home.

Then the Armistice was once signed and the PoWs have been freed. a few controlled to stroll to Allied traces, such a lot needed to look forward to shipping. inside of a number of months they have been all domestic, with the exception of the hundreds of thousands of prisoners that have been lacking, that the Germans claimed they by no means had.

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During this first totally illustrated background of the Kaiser’s undesirable site visitors, the writer appears on the lives of the hundreds of thousands of Allied males who grew to become PoWs through the nice battle. After making the choice to give up, the soldier, sailor or airman was once on the mercy of his captors. The ebook examines what it felt wish to hand over, the hazards concerned after which the usually lengthy trip to a camp in Germany.

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