Administering Military Internment: The Camps
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Wolf, Susanne - Administering Military Internment: The Camps


belgian | british internees | Camps | General Snijders | Military Internment | Netherlands


General Snijders was charged by the Minister of War with the day to day running of the camps. A selection of retired officers were brought back on to the active list and installed as the commandants of the newly formed internment camps. The first residents of the new camp were the Belgian internees transferred from the old internment camp at Alk…

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Wolf, Susanne, “Administering Military Internment: The Camps”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 17 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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