Going Home
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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declaring that, as the war was over, all treaties concerning the POWs interned in the Netherlands and Switzerland were no longer valid.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 that, even with the gene…

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Wolf, Susanne, “Going Home”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 27 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_B9789004249066_010>
First published online: 2015



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