1917: Deserters, Politics and Religion
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Wolf, Susanne - 1917: Deserters, Politics and Religion


Belgium | churches | Dutch government | Dutch neutrality | German deserters | Netherlands


It is clear from the differing concerns of the Dutch government in 1917 compared to 1914, that the attitude and requirements of the internees has now changed. The issues being dealt with are no longer the basics, food, shelter and clothing; but more complicated matters that have greater potential to compromise Dutch neutrality.The number of German dese…

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Wolf, Susanne, “1917: Deserters, Politics and Religion”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 20 March 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_B9789004249066_008>
First published online: 2015

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