The Sorry Fate of German POWs: Enslavement, Starvation and Murder Part 1 – The West

http://www.revisionist.net/german-pows.html There was no “peace treaty” in place at the end of the War. German POWs were labelled “disarmed enemy forces” (DEF) rather than “prisoners of war” in order to skirt provisions of the Hague Land Warfare Convention which mandated humane treatment, including that which stated: “After the peace treaty, prisoners of war should be … Continue reading The Sorry Fate of German POWs: Enslavement, Starvation and Murder Part 1 – The West

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The Sorry Fate of German POWs: Enslavement, Starvation and Murder Part 2 – The East

http://www.revisionist.net/death-camps.html In the communist realms, the conditions that German POWs, many just kids, endured on the Eastern Front were beyond grim and did not follow any accepted protocol for treatment of captured soldiers. Under the provisions of the Yalta Agreement, the U.S. and U.K. had agreed to the use of German POWs in the Soviet … Continue reading The Sorry Fate of German POWs: Enslavement, Starvation and Murder Part 2 – The East