'Totally un-English'?: Britain's Internment of 'Enemy Aliens' in Two World Wars (The Yearbook of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies 7) (v. 7) by Richard Dove
English | 2005 | ISBN: 9042016582 | 214 Pages | PDF | 1.1 MB
The internment of ‘enemy aliens’ by the British government in two world wars remains largely hidden from history. British historians have treated the subject – if at all - as a mere footnote to the main narrative of Britain at war. In the ‘Great War’, Britain interned some 30,000 German nationals, most of whom had been long-term residents.