CAVE PAPERS. Vol. XVI. Official documents relating to prisoners of war and missing persons. 1919, 1920, n.d.

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Vol. XVI (ff. 252). 1919, 1920, n.d.

Correspondence, reports and other documents relating to: conditions in prison camps; repatriation; accounts of British prisoners’ experiences and journeys back to Britain; the release, return and internment in neutral countries of civilians; agreement with China concerning German prisoners of war; the Red Cross; prisoner of war charities; mission to trace missing persons in Germany, France and Belgium; and analyses of cases of missing persons. Includes papers of the Inter-departmental Committee on Prisoners of War, the Prisoners of War Department; the Advisory After-Care Committee for British Prisoners of War and the Government Committee on the Treatment by the Enemy of British Prisoners of War. Also includes correspondence between Adelaide Livingstone, Helen Fowler and Cave concerning the search for missing persons.

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