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Military Internees, Prisoners of War and the Irish State during the Second World War By B. Kelly

Military Internees, Prisoners of War and the Irish State during the Second World War by B. Kelly

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Summary

Between 1939 and 1945, over two hundred German and forty-five Allied servicemen were interned in neutral Ireland. They presented a series of extremely complex issues for the de Valera government, which strove to balance Ireland's international relationships with its obligations as a neutral.

Military Internees, Prisoners of War and the Irish State during the Second World War Summary

Military Internees, Prisoners of War and the Irish State during the Second World War by B. Kelly

Between 1939 and 1945, over two hundred German and forty-five Allied servicemen were interned in neutral Ireland. They presented a series of extremely complex issues for the de Valera government, which strove to balance Ireland's international relationships with its obligations as a neutral.

About B. Kelly

Bernard Kelly is an Honorary Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Scottish Centre for Diaspora Studies, University of Edinburgh, UK. His research interests are British-Irish military history, post-conflict studies and twentieth-century migration. His first book Returning Home: Irish Ex-Servicemen after the Second World War published in 2012.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Locking Them Up: Internment, Prisoners of War and International Law 2. Keeping One Eye Abroad: Belligerent Internment and Diplomacy 3. Settling In and Earning Their Keep: Life in K-Lines 4. Breaking Out and Breaking In: Escape Conclusion: 'Not Breaking but Making International Law'?

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GOR010640585
9781137446015
1137446013
Military Internees, Prisoners of War and the Irish State during the Second World War by B. Kelly
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Palgrave Macmillan
2015-04-29
125
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