Modern History

Although the vast majority of the content on this website will be centred around the early Indo-European speaking peoples, with a special focus on the early Germanic speakers, articles concerning Modern History may be published from time to time as well. Everything after the double revolution of the late 18th and the early 19th century, consisting of the French and the Industrial revolutions, will be considered part of Modern History and all posts concerning events, nations, culture, language or other phenomena falling in this time frame will be posted here.

German Prisoners Of War in Britain 1939-1948

The Second World War was the most devastating conflict in human history. All sides suffered horrendous casualties, but not all of those belonged to the dead or the wounded. Many, in fact, the vast majority, were taken captive and had to be taken care of, which put a massive administrative burden on the belligerent nations. This article seeks to examine the fate of German POWs in British hands during and beyond the War.

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