A Neutral Country
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Wolf, Susanne - A Neutral Country



Keywords:

First World War | Holland | military internees | neutrality | refugees

Abstract:

As a neutral nation, Holland had an obligation to intern any soldiers from the belligerent forces that crossed its border and prevent them from reentering the war. The Dutch were not combatants in this new global war but they were certainly not unaffected by it. The impact of the war on the Dutch, at all levels, very much influenced their response to the demands placed upon their country…

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Wolf, Susanne, “A Neutral Country”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 17 December 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_B9789004249066_003>
First published online: 2015



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