POW - Allied Prisoners in Europe 1939-1945

Adrian Gilbert

The number of British, Commonwealth, Empire and American servicemen captured by the Axis forces of Germany and Italy is estimated to be 295,000. POW relates the experiences of these Allied prisoners at the hands of their captors during World War 2. Their day to day lives are vividly described and offset by the drama of secret organisations, sabotage plans and daring escape plots. Soft cover, photographs, 398 pages.