Repatriation of Prisoners of War

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At the end of war, prisoners were progressively liberated and repatriated to their ‘home’ countries. Many men had been imprisoned for many years. All had suffered traumas of varying sorts and in varying degrees. Assimilation back into post-war society presented many practical and psychological challenges. To help at least some of them Civil Resettlement Units were established. This article, ‘Bringing home World War Two’s ‘awkward lot’’ from the British Psychological Society provides an insight


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