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In the Highest Degree Odious: Detention Without Trial in Wartime Britain
In the Highest Degree Odious Detention Without Trial in Wartime Britain
Author: Brian Simpson
During the Second World War just under two thousand British citizens were detained without charge, trial, or term set, under Regulation 18B of the wartime Defence Regulations. Most of these detentions took place in the summer of 1940, soon after Winston Churchill became Prime Minister--when belief in the existence of a dangerous Fifth Column was...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780198259497
ISBN-10: 0198259492
Publication Date: 12/15/1994
Pages: 480
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Publisher: Oxford University Press
Book Type: Paperback
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