The Colditz Myth: British and Commonwealth Prisoners of War in Nazi Germany

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Though only one among hundreds of prison camps in which British servicemen were held between 1939 and 1945, Colditz enjoys unparalleled name recognition both in Britain and in other parts of the English-speaking world. Colditz remains a potent symbol of key virtues--including ingenuity and perseverance against apparently overwhelming odds--that form part of the popular mythology surrounding the British war effort in World War II. Colditz has played a major role in shaping perceptions of the POW experience in Nazi Germany, ...

The Colditz Myth: British and Commonwealth Prisoners of War in Nazi Germany 2006, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199203079

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The Colditz Myth: British and Commonwealth Prisoners of War in Nazi Germany 2004, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780199262106

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