On Thursday 28 April I shall be teaching a Day School on this topic at JW3. You can still book by contacting JW3 Box Office - 020 7433 8988. The Day is a hybrid one, ie you can choose to attend at JW3 with me or you can zoom in live from home.
The times are 11.30am to 1pm and 2pm to 3.15pm.
Before POW camps: The Civil Wars of 17th century
Napoleonic and American War of 1812 POWs: Dartmoor, Conditions for prisoners, 'Massacre' of Americans POWs, and much more detail
Crimean War and international moves towards humanitarian rules governing POWs
World War One: Employment, Pilates, 'Flu, Internees , and many more facts and stories
World War Two: Isle of Man internment, Blackpool and French internment, Employment, some of the 400,000 German POWs stayed after release to wed, play English professional soccer etc., and so much more history
I hope you will enjoy the Day as much as I have enjoyed preparing for it.
The Napoleonic Prison of Norman Cross P.Chamberlain
The Hated Cage N.Guyatt
Captured Germans N.Nicol
Prisoners on Cannock Chase R.Pursehouse
Hitler's Last Army R.Quinn
The Island of Extraordinary Captives S.Parkin