Beyond surrender : Australian prisoners of war in the twentieth century /
|Imprint:||South Carlton, Victoria : Melbourne University Press, 2015.|
|Description:||1 online resource : illustrations, maps|
|Subject:||Prisoners of war -- Australia.|
World War, 1914-1918 -- Prisoners and prisons, Australian.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Australian.
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Prisoners and prisons, Australian.
Prisoners of war.
Australia -- History, Military -- 20th century.
|URL for this record:||http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/12016280|
Table of Contents:
- Intro; Title; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Maps; Tables; Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Contributors; 1 Remembering and rethinking captivity; 2 Bold bids for freedom: Escape and Australian prisoners in Germany, 1916-18; 3 Starvation, cruelty and neglect? Captivity in the Ottoman Empire, 1915-18; 4 'At present everything is making us most anxious': Families of Australian prisoners in Turkey; 5 'Our Number One Priority': The Australian Red Cross and prisoners of war in the world wars; 6 'I hope you are not too ashamed of me': Prisoners in the siege of Tobruk, 1941
- 7 Beyond the Colditz myth: Australian experiences of German captivity in World War II8 Australian prisoners of war of Italy in World War II: Public and private histories; 9 Changi: Military discipline in a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp, 1942-45; 10 Officers and men: Rank and survival on the Thai-Burma railway; 11 Hellships, prisoner transport, and unrestricted submarine warfare in World War II; 12 Breaking barriers: The diversity of prisoner-of-war camps in Japan and Australian contacts with Japanese civilians; 13 Remembering captivity in the Korean War
- 14 Compensating prisoners of war of Japan in post-war AustraliaAppendix; Further reading; Index