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Dorchester’s Great War Prison Camp – Living with the Enemy


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(Brian Bates)  From 18 German civilians who arrived in Dorchester on 10 August 1914, this prisoner of war camp expanded to house 3,447 men in 113 huts by the end of 1915.

This book shows what life was like inside the camp, and describes how the relationship between the captives and the local population changed as the war progressed.

Biographical details of some of the men who served at the camp are included.

146 pages.  Soft cover.