A Missing Paradigm? Military Captivity and the Prisoner of War, 1914–18

@article{Jones2008AMP,
  title={A Missing Paradigm? Military Captivity and the Prisoner of War, 1914–18},
  author={Heather L. Jones},
  journal={Immigrants \& Minorities},
  year={2008},
  volume={26},
  pages={19 - 48}
}
  • H. Jones
  • Published 1 March 2008
  • History
  • Immigrants & Minorities
The First World War is often understood in terms of familiar paradigms: western front trench stalemate; the brutalisation of millions of conscript soldiers; the totalisation of industrial warfare or the mass mobilisation of societies. Each of these structural processes played a role in determining the evolution of the conflict and marked an important break with the pre1914 world. They also established new continuities: if, as the historian Omer Bartov has argued, the First World War marked the… 
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The mortality of Allied prisoners of war and Belgian civilian deportees in German custody during the First World War: A reappraisal of the effects of forced labour
TLDR
It is argued that this unexpected outcome is explained by the fact that the POWs who came early into German captivity faced a lower risk of being employed in urban industrial areas, with their much more unfavourable food and disease environment.
The Colditz myth
Treatment of Prisoners of War
Annexe au procès-verbal de la 2e séance du 11 février 1919; War Office, Statistics of the Military Effort, 632–5. Other estimates put the number of French prisoners
  • Rapport fait au nom de la Commission des affaires extérieures (Paris,
  • 1919
See also To Make Men Traitors: Germany's attempts to seduce her prisoners of war
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