9781852855727

Mercy Ships The Untold Story of Prisoner-of-War Exchanges in World War II

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    9781852855727

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    185285572X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-08-01
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
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Summary

A remarkable insight into the humanitarian exchanges and communications between warring governments during the Second World War.

Table of Contents

Illustrationsp. vii
Acknowledgementsp. ix
The Historical Backgroundp. 1
British-German Exchangesp. 11
US-German Exchangesp. 25
German Exchangesp. 29
Jewish-German Exchangesp. 33
The Zamzam Affairp. 47
The Channel Islandersp. 57
British-Italian Exchangesp. 63
The Frenchp. 67
Red Cross Parcels for Camps on Mainland Europep. 73
Re-Employment of Repatriatesp. 83
Selection for Repatriationp. 87
Education and Other Supportp. 93
Japan - The First US Exchangep. 97
The Second US-Japanese Exchangep. 107
British-Japanese Exchangep. 113
Relief Supplies to Prisoners-of-War and Civilian Internees in the Far Eastp. 125
The Sinking of the Awa Marup. 133
Postal Services to and from Japanese-Controlled Territories: 1942-1945p. 143
Failed Attemptsp. 155
Conclusionsp. 161
The Convention of 27 May 1929 Relative to the Treatment of Prisoners-of-Warp. 165
Geneva Convention 1929: Annex to Article 68. Model Agreement Concerning Direct Repatriation of Prisoners-of-War for Reasons of Healthp. 175
Notesp. 179
Bibliographyp. 189
Indexp. 191
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