New PDF release: British Concentration Camps: A Brief History from 1900-1975

By Simon Webb

ISBN-10: 1473846293

ISBN-13: 9781473846296

For many people, the very expression ‘Concentration Camp’ is inextricably associated with Nazi Germany and the horrors of the Holocaust. the belief of British focus camps is an odd and unsettling one. It was once but the British, instead of the Germans, who have been the executive motive force at the back of the advance and use of focus camps within the 20th Century.

The operation by means of the British military of focus camps throughout the Boer struggle ended in the deaths of tens of millions of kids from hunger and disorder. extra lately, slave-labourers constrained in a national community of camps performed an essential position in Britain’s post-war prosperity. In 1947, 1 / 4 of the country’s agricultural team have been prisoners in labour camps.

Not simply did the British executive run their very own focus camps, they willingly acquiesced within the developing of such institutions within the uk by way of different international locations. in the course of and after the second one international struggle, the Polish government-in-exile maintained a couple of camps in Scotland the place Jews, communists and homosexuals have been imprisoned and occasionally killed.

This publication tells the bad tale of Britain’s involvement within the use of focus camps, which didn't ultimately finish until eventually the final political prisoners being held at the back of barbed cord within the uk have been published in 1975. From England to Cyprus, Scotland to Malaya, Kenya to Northern eire; British focus Camps; a quick background from 1900 to 1975 info one of the most stunning and least recognized occasions in British history.

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