Internment in a Neutral Country: The Arrival of the Prisoners of War
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Wolf, Susanne - Internment in a Neutral Country: The Arrival of the Prisoners of War



Keywords:

Dutch | Germany | Great Britain | Hague treaty | internment | Netherlands | neutral country | prisoners of war (POW)

Abstract:

The treaty concluded between Germany and Great Britain allowed for the transfer of long-term and seriously ill Prisoners of war (POWs) from captivity into internment in the Netherlands. The idea of a neutral country volunteering to take on responsibility for sick and wounded soldiers from belligerent neighbour…

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Wolf, Susanne, “Internment in a Neutral Country: The Arrival of the Prisoners of War”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 22 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_B9789004249066_009>
First published online: 2015



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