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Conscientious Objectors of the Second World War - a book by Kramer, Ann

Conscientious Objectors of the Second World War

Refusing to Fight

Conscientious Objectors of the Second World War( )
Author: Kramer, Ann
ISBN:978-1-84468-118-1
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Pen & Sword Books Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $39.95
Book Description:

Even today, most histories of the world wars focus on those who fought. Those who refused to fight are usually overlooked, or just mentioned in passing, sometimes in a very dismissive manner. However, during the First World War, 16,000 men in Britain refused conscription: they believed it was wrong to take up arms and kill. Known as conscientious objectors they were humiliated, abused and imprisoned for their stand. More than 70 died because of brutal treatment. Twenty years later,...
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Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: History / Military / World War Ii
Political Science / Public Policy / Military Policy
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches

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