Book review: Hitler’s Atrocities Against Allied POWs

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16 April 2019
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One of the generally held misconceptions about Allied POWs is that they were relatively well looked after in comparison to those the Germans deemed as inferior races from the east.

Author: PHILIP D CHINNERY

Reviewed by: Duncan Evans

 

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One of the generally held misconceptions about Allied POWs is that they were relatively well looked after in comparison to those the Germans deemed as inferior races from the east. This hefty, and sombre work will dissuade you from that notion. From 1943 onwards, when Allied air power targeted German cities, the population were incited to inflict violence on anyone bailing out and security forces on the ground also executed prisoners out of hand. A chilling read.

 

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• Pen & Sword

• 336 pages • Hardback • £25

 

As reviewed in The Armourer April 2019. 

 

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