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Recent Reviews

Claire Makepeace
Jean-Michel Turcotte

Turcotte on Makepeace, 'Captives of War: British Prisoners of War in Europe in the Second World War'

Claire Makepeace. Captives of War: British Prisoners of War in Europe in the Second World War. Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 304 pp. $39.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-14587-0.

Reviewed by Jean-Michel Turcotte (Free University of Berlin) Published on H-War (May, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)