1845136292
The barbed-wire university : the real lives of Allied prisoners of war in the Second World War / Midge Gillies.
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Author: Gillies, Midge, 1962-
Publication year: 2011
Format: Book
Publisher: London : Aurum, 2011.
ISBN: 9781845136291 (hbk.) : 1845136292 (hbk.) :
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The conventional picture of Allied POWs in the World War II prisoner-of-war camps is either of escape attempts or terrible brutality. But what did the men really do all day? This text shows British prisoners showed the most amazing ingenuity and determination to turn their camp into a hive of every kind of activity.
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xix, 486 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 25 cm.

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