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Ruhleben

John Davidson Ketchum

Ruhleben

a prison camp society.

by John Davidson Ketchum

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Published by Toronto U.P;Oxford U.P .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination397p.,ill.,24cm
Number of Pages397
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19612529M

THE RUHLEBEN CAMP. Vintage Books & Magazines Collection. 26 Vintage e-books on DVD. Ruhleben internment camp was a civilian detention camp during World War I. It was located in Ruhleben, a former Vorwerk manor 10 km ( mi) to the west of Berlin, now split between the districts of Spandau and Rating: % positive. Situated just two miles west of Berlin, the Ruhleben Internment Camp operated from November to November Over the course of these four years, the Camp was temporary home to more than 5, British male civilians between the ages of 17 and And in those years, the residents of Ruhleben—whose only common bond was their British.

  Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Sixteen Months in Four German Prisons: Wesel, Sennelager, Klingelputz, Ruhleben - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. Get this from a library! Ruhleben, a prison camp society. [John Davidson Ketchum] -- "Ruhleben internment camp was a civilian detention camp during World War I. It was located in Ruhleben, then a village 10 km ( mi) to the west of Berlin, now split between the districts of Spandau.

Geoffrey Pyke is the author of To Ruhleben -- And Back ( avg rating, 55 ratings, 4 reviews, published ), To Ruhleben and Back A Great Adventure i /5. RUHLEBEN P.O.W. CAMP STAMPS. On 4 August Britain declared war on Germany. At that time some 7 civilian British subjects were either living in or visiting Germany, and in November all the males between the ages of 17 and 55 were interned as prisoners-of-war.


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I bought this book as it covers my two main interests, football and WW1, and I found it a thoroughly fascinating and enjoyable read.

Very interesting subject covering internees who were in Belgium and Germany at the start of the war and sent to the Ruhleben camp.5/5(4). Ruhleben on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. RuhlebenFormat: Perfect Paperback. In Ruhleben Paperback – Febru by Douglas Slader (Author), Ed by Douglas Slader (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ Author: Douglas Slader, Ed by Douglas Slader. To Ruhleben -- And Back (Collins Library) Hardcover – January 1, by Geoffrey Pyke (Author), Paul Collins (Editor) out of 5 stars 3 ratings.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Cited by: 2. Matthew Stibbe's book British Civilian Internees in Germany: The Ruhleben Camp, was published by Manchester University Press on May 1stand provides the first major academic study on the camp in many years.

Inat the outbreak of the First World War, several of Britain’s greatest footballers were interned in a brutal prison camp at Ruhleben, near Berlin.

My new book tells the true story of how the prisoners used the game of football to survive, and how some of them used it to escape.

So began the saga of Ruhleben – Ruhleben, a trotting track set on Ruhleben book outskirts of Berlin and close to the heavy industrial quarter of Spandau. An English translation of Ruhleben is “Peaceful Life”, and one assumes that the Ruhleben book race-goers found it a place of pleasant relaxation.

Ruhleben’s stables were cleared of horses, however, to make space for the prisoners. Little else was done to accommodate them as they took. YEARS AGO My Grandfather Harry Carter Walsh spent the first world war incarcerated in a German prisoner of war camp, Ruhleben.

Grandfather, seen here in the hat alongside his roomies in the barracks was an original partner of the company that later became Price Waterhouse Cooper having teamed up as a partner at Coopers & then Lybrand.5/5(5). Ruhleben may refer to Disambiguation page providing links to topics that could be referred to by the same search term This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Ruhleben.

If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. Kate Kennedy reveals how life within a largely forgotten First World War German internment camp shaped the course of early 20th Century classical music.

Exploring the lasting impact of. The Ruhleben Football Association: How Steve Bloomer’s Footballers Survived A First World War Concentration Camp Paul Brown (Goal Post Books) It’s becoming increasingly rare to find a football book that is both original and absorbing, but Paul Brown’s latest succeeds on both counts.

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Ruhleben: A Prison Camp Society by J Davidson Ketchum and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at It's the true story of a Brit who accidentally is in the middle of Germany on the first week of the war, with cameras in his bags.

He is branded a war criminal and then 4/5(11). To Ruhleben -- And Back is a memoir, detailing Geoffrey Pyke's time in Germany during WWI.

Pyke was a young college student at the time who had somehow persuaded the editor of a newspaper to send him to Germany for a wartime correspondence/5. Ruhleben Prisoner of War Camp was a male civilian detention camp during the World War.

It was located on a racecourse in the village of Ruhleben, 10 km west of Berlin near Spandau. The camp was originally a horse racecourse. On 4 August Britain declared war on Germany.

The detainees were mainly British citizens who wereFile Size: 2MB. The Ruhleben library boasted 5, books. Since many of the prisoners were businessmen of considerable means and education, it was only natural that as time went on they would attempt to re-create normal civilian life as closely as possible.

There were 37 Cambridge graduates at Ruhleben, and they soon formed their own : Herman Herst Jr. To Ruhleben – And Back is Geoffrey Pyke's memoir of his experiences in the Ruhleben internment camp. While at Cambridge University, Pyke convinced the editor of the London Daily Chronicle to make him the paper's correspondent in Berlin during World War I.

Pyke was captured and sent to Ruhleben with about 4, other foreign prisoners. Inafter a year in Ruhleben, Pyke escaped into the. To Ruhleben and Back, Geoffrey Pike, (reprint available from McSweeney’s Books ISBN: } Note from the United States Ambassador Transmitting a Report, Dated June 8,on the Conditions at Present Existing in the Internment Camp at Ruhleben: Parliamentary Command Paper (Cd ) Miscellaneous No 13 (): HMSO.

Excerpt from The Ruhleben Camp Magazine, Vol. 5: December, Produced, with great labour, in a Gabby-hole, and appearing' no) for the first (and last) time' in print.

About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at es:   This fascinating book tells the forgotten story of four to five thousand British civilians who were interned at the Ruhleben camp near Berlin during the First World War and formed a unique community in the heart of enemy territory.

The civilians included academics, musicians, businessmen, Brand: Manchester University Press.This book is Printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Soft Cover {HARDCOVER EDITION IS ALSO AVAILABLE}, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents.