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Prisoners of War at Dartmoor

American and French Soldiers and Sailors in an English Prison During the Napoleonic Wars and the War Of 1812

Prisoners of War at Dartmoor( )
Author: James, Trevor
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $45.00
Book Description:

Provides a straightforward account of what happened in a rural corner of England two hundred years ago during a fierce conflict with her traditional enemy France and an unexpected second war with a former colony, the US. The incarceration of French and American prisoners of war in Dartmoor Prison was an astonishing episode in itself, where acts of cruelty by their guardians were countered by a spirited loyalty by the prisoners to their respective countries. Much of the story is told...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Europe / Great Britain / Victorian Era (1837-1901)
History / Military / General
History / Military / War Of 1812
History / Military / Napoleonic Wars
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.488 Inches
Book Weight:0.813 Pounds

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