Brill’s Digital Library of World War I


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Geographical Index

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Contributor(s): Amersfoort, Herman | Klinkert, Wim
Amersfoort, Herman; Klinkert, Wim - Geographical Index Keywords: Denmark | Netherland | Total War Abstract: This index section presents the list of geographical terms that occur in this book titled Small Powers in the Age of Total War, 1900-1940. In the period 1900-1940 the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Norway and Switzerland reacted in divergent ways to the same foreign military threats. The authors of the book argue that their internal politics and politico-military strategic culture are vital keys to understanding those differences. Small Powers in the Age of Tota…

Going Home

(6,187 words)

Author(s): Wolf, Susanne
Wolf, Susanne - Going Home Keywords: Dutch government | Germany | Netherland Abstract: The British ambassador in The Hague wrote to the Dutch government declaring that, as the war was over, all treaties concerning the POWs interned in the Netherlands and Switzerland were no longer valid. To this end the British proposed to send five ships to collect the approximately 5,000 British and Commonwealth men currently interned in the Netherlands. The need to mobilize the army had meant tha…