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Homecomings: Returning POWs and the Legacies of Defeat in Postwar Germany

This is the first book in English to examine the reception, in both the west and the east of Germany between 1945 and 1955, of the returning POWs released from Soviet captivity. With commendable clarity, it seeks to understand this reception within the context of the political, social, and cultural discourses prevalent at the time.Continue reading “Homecomings: Returning POWs and the Legacies of Defeat in Postwar Germany”