The Treatment of Prisoners of War in England and Germany

TABLE OF CONTENTS. Sect ion 1— Introduction. The evidence upon which this paper is lmsed—The most important documents relating to the treatment of prisoners of war— the reliability of the evidence— In Germany different conditions prevail indifferent camps— The prevailing treatment is not in accord with International Law or the principles of humanity— Certain features of tho camp have been concealed from visitors —The treatment of British prisoners of war has been deliber­ately made harsher than that of the allies. Sect ion 2 .—The treatment by Germany of captured soldiers after capture and before internment. Sect ion 3 .—The treatment of officers during internment. (i) Pay. (ii) Quarters. '(iii) Food. (iv) Clothing. Sect ion -1.— The treatment of men during internment. (i) Quarters. (ii) Food. (iii) Clothing. Sect ion 5 .—Matters affecting the general welfare of prisoners. (i) Medical attendance. (ii) Postal facilities. (iii) Money and gifts. (iv) Occupations and recreation. Sect ion G.— Conclusion. Recapitulation—The good oflices of the United States— A contrast.( lillGl) W't. 7W5C-4C51 20M 0/15 II& S Gp. 5
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