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Book, Macmillan, P.O.W. : Australian prisoners of war in Hitler's Reich, 2011
P.O.W. : Australian prisoners of war in Hitler's Reich
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Australians from every field of conflict in World War II found themselves as prisoners in Hitler's notorious Stalags, or prisoner of war camps. Most were forced to labour in factories, down mines or on the land - often in conditions of enormous privation and hardship. All suffered from shortages, overcrowding and the mental strain of imprisonment. Peter Monteath's fascinating narrative history is exhaustively researched, and compelling in its detailed evocation.
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