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Thus captivity did entail a certain level of increased risk of death. 48%. The exposure of British, French and German captives in the three countries to fatal violence was thus always a minority phenomenon during the war. Yet, although only a minority died in captivity, those who witnessed prisoner deaths were often traumatised, particularly if the death was caused by violence. 61 62 Spoerer, ‘The Mortality of Allied Prisoners of War’, pp. 127, 129. , Capital Cities at War, vol. , pp. 572–4. Spoerer, ‘The Mortality of Allied Prisoners of War’, p.

Civilians, as culturally designated non-combatants, were the last grouping the pre-war world had expected to mistreat defenceless, and often wounded, prisoner soldiers – indeed, they are very rarely seen as physical perpetrators of First World War violence more generally in the existing historiography. This chapter will highlight that civilians were actually a key group that perpetrated violence against captives in 1914. Such civilian violence against prisoners in 1914 and the media response to it thus provide key insights into the origins of the larger-scale patterns of violence against captives that would later emerge during the war; it set a significant precedent, whereby an image of transgressive violence against prisoners by the enemy was established, in what was a relatively transnational public domain, in a way that legitimised further violent radicalised civilian responses in retaliation.

Die Gefangenschaft im Weltkriege in Einzeldarstellungen, 2 vols. (Vienna, 1931), statistical appendix; Doegen, Kriegsgefangene Vo¨lker, pp. 12–29. Gratien Candace, Rapport fait au nom de la Commission des affaires extérieures no. 5676, Chambre des Députés, onzième législature, session de 1919, annexe au procès-verbal de la 2e séance du 11 février 1919 (Paris, 1919); War Office, Statistics of the Military Effort, pp. 632–5. 191,652 360,400 185,329 U. Hinz III A. Rachamimov R. Speed 175,624 171,000 185,329 175,624 360,400 182,009 N.

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