The Long Patrol: The British in Germany Since 1945



❴Reading❵ ➸ The Long Patrol: The British in Germany Since 1945 Author Roy Bainton – E17streets4all.co.uk When the Allies occupied Germany at the end of the Second World War, there were two million men present to witness the devastating end of the Third Reich Few of them could have imagined just how long When the Allies Patrol: The MOBI ò occupied Germany at the end of the Second World War, there were two million men present to witness the devastating end The Long MOBI :ò of the Third Reich Few of them could have imagined just how long this occupation was going to last right up to the fall of Long Patrol: The PDF ´ the Berlin Wall inand well into its aftermath Today some , British troops remain in Germany But over the past four and a half decades, tens of thousands of British men and women have alived and worked in British Zone as members of the British Army of the Rhine BAOR some for relatively short periods, many for much longer Long enough, though, for the experience to have a profound effect on their lives and on their attitudesE LONG PATROL reveals what life has been like in the British Zone for those men and women and their families As the post war worlds of Britain and Germany had little in common, they had to find their own identity, often suspended between the two And what did the Germans make of the British How did they react when whole streets, sometimes whole districts, were requisitioned and occupied What were the psychological effects of a foreign army taking over the barracks of what had been, until so recently, the homes of the warriors of the , Year Reich Eventually the British became and insulated against the culture around them, building their own camps, their own cinemas In major centres like Berlin they lived a seperate life whilst all around them Germany got on with the massive task of reconstruction In the background there lurked the ever present spectre of a possible Third World War Based largely on interviews and information culled from personal diaries and letters THE LONG PATROL is primarily an oral history of the British in Germany It also analyses and interprets experiences in an attempt to begin to make sense of an unusual, and still significant, part of British history in the twentieth century Funny, tragic, bizarre and poignant in equal parts, THE LONG PATROL is an important contribution to the social history of post war Britain and Germ.The Long Patrol: The British in Germany Since 1945

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    The Long Patrol: The British in Germany Since 1945 eBook tens of thousands of British men and women have alived and worked in British Zone as members of the British Army of the Rhine BAOR some for relatively short periods, many for much longer Long enough, though, for the experience to have a profound effect on their lives and on their attitudesE LONG PATROL reveals what life has been like in the British Zone for those men and women and their families As the post war worlds of Britain and Germany had little in common, they had to find their own identity, often suspended between the two And what did the Germans make of the British How did they react when whole streets, sometimes whole districts, were requisitioned and occupied What were the psychological effects of a foreign army taking over the barracks of what had been, until so recently, the homes of the warriors of the , Year Reich Eventually the British became and insulated against the culture around them, building their own camps, their own cinemas In major centres like Berlin they lived a seperate life whilst all around them Germany got on with the massive task of reconstruction In the background there lurked the ever present spectre of a possible Third World War Based largely on interviews and information culled from personal diaries and letters THE LONG PATROL is primarily an oral history of the British in Germany It also analyses and interprets experiences in an attempt to begin to make sense of an unusual, and still significant, part of British history in the twentieth century Funny, tragic, bizarre and poignant in equal parts, THE LONG PATROL is an important contribution to the social history of post war Britain and Germ."/>
  • Kindle Edition
  • 272 pages
  • The Long Patrol: The British in Germany Since 1945
  • Roy Bainton
  • English
  • 02 September 2019

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