Glasgow a City at War by Brian Osborne, Ronald Armstrong

By Brian Osborne, Ronald Armstrong

This lavishly illustrated ebook explores the effect of the 1st and moment global Wars at the urban of Glasgow, its humans and its industries. The electorate of Glasgow have been stricken by warfare in numerous methods: the themes lined are extensive ranging and comprise the function of Volunteer Defence Forces and the house shield; altering styles of employment, specially for ladies, in factories, munitions and nursing; the phobia and devastation as a result of air raids and the adventure of evacuation; and naturally the braveness and sacrifice of Glasgow's servicemen and girls within the military, Air strength and military. there's additionally vast insurance of the way warfare formed Glasgow's industries, particularly the significance of warship construction within the Clyde shipyards, and the large-scale manufacture of artillery and munitions. Wartime additionally introduced many new humans to Glasgow: servicemen and ladies from occupied Europe and from around the Atlantic, in addition to vacationing politicians and royalty. a few of these designated visits are illustrated, as are the nice victory parades the place millions got here jointly to have a good time that conflict was once ultimately over. The authors have drawn on a large choice of resources in penning this attention-grabbing and relocating ebook, however it might be the interval photos on the way to galvanize the reader so much. Many have by no means been released sooner than, and so they inform the tale of Glasgow at struggle such a lot vividly and powerfully.

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79 NA FO 383/431, Report of a Visit of Inspection by the Swiss Legation to Kilburn Hall on 18 December 1917. 80 NA NATS 1/569, Report on Prisoners of War Camp, Bramley, Hampshire, 2-5 September 1918. 81 NA HO45 11025/410118, Report of the Directorate of Prisoners of War, September 1920; NA NATS 1/570, Rations for Prisoners of War, 1918. This page intentionally left blank Yvonne Cresswell Behind the Wire: the material culture of civilian internment on the Isle of Man in the First World War The internment of civilians in Britain and Germany during the First World War is one of the lesser known aspects of the period.

Each camp was comprised of a series of self-contained compounds. 9 In contrast, the Douglas Camp was always a far smaller establishment, with only 2,700 internees. The camp comprised three separate groups with an Ordinary Camp, a Jewish Camp and a Privilege Camp. Although concerns about the physical conditions in which internees were housed were relatively less critical than they had been in the early months of the war, there were still issues over the mental health and welfare of those interned.

55 Plüschow, op. , p. 180. 56 Cohen-Portheim, op. , p. 91. 57 Fritz Sachse and Paul Nikolaus Cossmann, Kriegsgefangen in Skipton: Leben und Geschichte deutscher Kriegsgefangenen in einem englischen Lager (Munich: Ernst Reinhardt, 1920), pp. 927. 58 Plüschow, op. , pp. 166, 173. 59 Bogenstätter and Zimmermann, op. , p. 88. 60 Sachse and Cossmann, op. , p. 123. 61 A. L. Vischer, Barbed Wire Disease: A Psychological Study of the Prisoner of War (London: John Bale, 1919), pp. 3, 50-1, 53-5. 62 Franz Rinteln von Kleist, The Dark Invader: Wartime Reminiscences of a German Naval Intelligence Officer (London: Lovat Dickson, 1933), p.

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