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Mercy ships / David Miller.

Publication | Not Digitized | Library Call Number: D805.A2 M555 2008

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    Summary
    Covers the negotiations, planning, and coordination of the exchange of prisoners of war between Allied and Axis forces during World War II. Describes cooperation between the two sides to allow for the conduct of humanitarian operations, including those involving mercy ships and trains.
    Format
    Book
    Author/Creator
    Miller, David (David M. O.)
    Published
    London ; New York : Continuum, 2008
    Contents
    The historical background
    British-German exchanges
    US-German exchanges
    German exchanges
    Jewish-German exchanges
    The Zamzam affair
    The channel islanders
    British-Italian exchanges
    The French
    Red Cross parcels for camps on Mainland Europe
    Re-employment of repatriates
    Selection for repatriates
    Education and other support
    Japan
    the first US exchange
    The second US-Japanese exchange
    British-Japanese exchange
    Relief supplies to prisoners-of-war and civilian internees in the Far East
    The sinking of the Awa Maru
    Postal services to and from Japanese-controlled territories: 1942-1945
    Failed attempts
    Conclusion
    Appendixes: A. The convention of 27 May 1929 relative to the treatment of prisoners-of war
    B. Geneva convention 1929: annex to article 68. model agreement concerning direct repatriation of prisoners-of-war for reasons of health.
    Notes
    Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-190) and index.
    The historical background -- British-German exchanges -- US-German exchanges -- German exchanges -- Jewish-German exchanges -- The Zamzam affair -- The channel islanders -- British-Italian exchanges -- The French -- Red Cross parcels for camps on Mainland Europe -- Re-employment of repatriates -- Selection for repatriates -- Education and other support -- Japan -- the first US exchange -- The second US-Japanese exchange -- British-Japanese exchange -- Relief supplies to prisoners-of-war and civilian internees in the Far East -- The sinking of the Awa Maru -- Postal services to and from Japanese-controlled territories: 1942-1945 -- Failed attempts -- Conclusion -- Appendixes: A. The convention of 27 May 1929 relative to the treatment of prisoners-of war -- B. Geneva convention 1929: annex to article 68. model agreement concerning direct repatriation of prisoners-of-war for reasons of health.

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    ISBN
    9781852855727
    185285572X (hbk.)
    Physical Description
    x, 198 pages, [4] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm

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