The Colditz Myth: British and Commonwealth Prisoners of War in Nazi Germany

The Colditz Myth: British and Commonwealth Prisoners of War in Nazi Germany

by S P MacKenzie

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ISBN-13: 9780199203079
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 10/01/2006
Pages: 464
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 5.80(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

S. P. MacKenzie is the author of several previous works on Britain in the Second World War, including The Home Guard (OUP, 1995) and Politics and Military Morale (OUP, 1992), winner of the Templer Medal. He is currently Professor of History at the University of South Carolina.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Colditz Phenomenon
1. Capture and Interrogation
2. Transit and Processing
3. Compounds and Commandants
4. Leaders and Followers
5. Body and Soul
6. Work and Play
7. Reprisals and Rewards
8. Allies and Aliens
9. Patriots and Traitors
10. Abiding and Escaping
11. Exodus and Liberation
12. Repatriation and Adjustment
Conclusion: Farewell to Colditz?
Notes on Sources
Select Bibliography

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