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Military Internees, Prisoners of War and the Irish State during the Second World War

Authors: Kelly, B.

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Between 1939 and 1945, over two hundred German and forty-five Allied servicemen were interned in neutral Ireland. They presented a series of extremely complex issues for the de Valera government, which strove to balance Ireland's international relationships with its obligations as a neutral.

About the authors

Bernard Kelly is an Honorary Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Scottish Centre for Diaspora Studies, University of Edinburgh, UK. His research interests are British-Irish military history, post-conflict studies and twentieth-century migration. His first book Returning Home: Irish Ex-Servicemen after the Second World War published in 2012.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Kelly, Bernard

    Pages 1-10

  • Locking Them Up: Internment, Prisoners of War and International Law

    Kelly, Bernard

    Pages 11-26

  • Keeping One Eye Abroad: Belligerent Internment and Diplomacy

    Kelly, Bernard

    Pages 27-53

  • Settling in and Earning Their Keep: Life in K-Lines

    Kelly, Bernard

    Pages 54-84

  • Breaking Out and Breaking In: Escape

    Kelly, Bernard

    Pages 85-107

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Military Internees, Prisoners of War and the Irish State during the Second World War
Authors
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-44603-9
DOI
10.1057/9781137446039
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-44601-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-49591-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VI, 125
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