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Title Prisoners of war, prisoners of peace : captivity, homecoming, and memory in World War II / edited by Bob Moore and Barbara Hately-Broad.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Berg, [2005]


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Edition English ed.
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 270 pages)
Note Revisions of papers presented at a conference organized by the International Committee for the History of the Second World War in Hamburg in July, 2002.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-247) and index.
Contents Overview / Pieter Lagrou -- The repatriation of prisoners of war once hostilities are over / Rüdiger Overmans -- British perceptions of Italian prisoners of war, 1940-7 / Bob Moore -- Hatred within limits / Jerzy Kochanowski -- Japanese deserters and prisoners of war in the Battle of Okinawa / Hirofumi Hayashi -- Re-educating the German prisoners of war / Andreas Hilger -- Anti-fascist propaganda among Italian prisoners of war in the USSR, 1941-6 / Maria Theresa Giusti -- The nucleus of a new German ideology? the re-education of German prisoners of war in the United States during World War II / Matthias Reiss -- Belated homecomings / Yoshikuni Igarashi -- The internment of returning Soviet prisoners of war after 1945 / Pavel Polian -- Coping in Britain and France / Barbara Hately-Broad -- After the Burma-Thailand railway / Mariska Heijmans-Van Bruggen -- Languages of memory / Svenja Goltermann -- Retaining integrity? sex, race and gender in narratives of western women detained by the Japanese in World War II / Christina Twomey -- Prisoners of war in Australian national memory / Joan Beaumont.
Note Print version record.
Summary Millions of servicemen of the belligerent powers were taken prisoner during World War II. Until recently, the popular image of these men has been framed by tales of heroic escape or immense suffering at the hands of malevolent captors. For the vast majority, however, the reality was very different.
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Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Congresses.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Ex-prisoners of war -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Ex-prisoners of war -- Rehabilitation -- Congresses.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects.
Ex-prisoners of war -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Ex-prisoners of war -- Rehabilitation.
HISTORY -- Military -- World War II.
Indexed Term Prisoners of war
Added Author Moore, Bob, 1954-
Hately-Broad, Barbara.
International Committee for the History of the Second World War.
Other Form: Print version: Prisoners of war, prisoners of peace. English ed. Oxford ; New York : Berg, ©2005 (DLC) 2004028420
ISBN 1845207246 (electronic bk.)
9781845207243 (electronic bk.)
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