British prisoners in chains

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Title

British prisoners in chains

Description

Three articles about reprisals against British prisoners of war if German prisoners are fettered. Claims that Germans captured at Dieppe were chained. First: More British prisoners to be chained, fiercer German threats, Italians join the plot, Italian allegations were that British fighters had machine-gunned Italian first aid units and other allegations. Second article: reasons for axis reprisals, megalomania and spite, German honour, getting shackles ready in Canada. The last was in reprisal for German threats. Third article: prisoners in chains, no reply from Germany after British statement that they should unfetter German prisoners if they would unfetter British prisoners.

Date

1942-10-10
1942-10-09

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Format

Three newspaper cuttings mounted on a scrapbook page

Publisher

The Times
IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

SValentineJRM1251404v10020

Transcription

[newspaper cutting]
Title
British prisoners in chains
Description
Three articles about reprisals against British prisoners of war if German prisoners are fettered. Claims that Germans captured at Dieppe were chained. First: More British prisoners to be chained, fiercer German threats, Italians join the plot, Italian allegations were that British fighters had machine-gunned Italian first aid units and other allegations. Second article: reasons for axis reprisals, megalomania and spite, German honour, getting shackles ready in Canada. The last was in reprisal for German threats. Third article: prisoners in chains, no reply from Germany after British statement that they should unfetter German prisoners if they would unfetter British prisoners.

Citation

“British prisoners in chains,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 19, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/20880.

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