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By Joan Beaumont,Lachlan Grant,Aaron Pegram

Over the 20 th century 35,000 Australians suffered as prisoners of battle in conflicts starting from international warfare I to Korea. What was once the truth in their captivity? past hand over offers for the 1st time the range of the Australian 'behind-the-wire' event, dissecting truth from fiction and delusion from reality.

Beyond give up examines the effect that types of camps, commandants and destinations had on quit, survival, criminal lifestyles and the customers of get away. It considers the attitudes of Australian governments to those that had surrendered, the paintings of reduction firms and the anguish of households ready at domestic for his or her husbands, brothers and fathers to be freed.

Covering a number of conflicts and various websites of captivity, past quit showcases new study from Kate Ariotti, Joan Beaumont, Lachlan furnish, Jeffrey gray, Karl James, Jennifer Lawless, Peter Monteath, Melanie Oppenheimer, Aaron Pegram, Lucy Robertson, Seumas Spark and Christina Twomey.

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