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Camp 165 Watten

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Drawing on oral testemonies and other sources, the author has compiled a history of one of the most secretive POW camps in Britain, situated in Watten, Caithness. The camp's influences on present-day Caithness and on the wider world are illustrated, as are the daily lives of its inmates - some of them highranking Germans.
Paperback, 224 pages
Published August 1st 2010 by Whittles
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Rose
Dec 29, 2009 Rose added it
Shelves: 2009, history, war
I read it anyway, since there aren't too many books about POW camps in Britain during the Second World War, but this book is written by an amateur and it shows. While that is not in itself a bad thing, since otherwise no book on this particular subject would have existed, the whole thing reads like mediocre A-level coursework or a first-year essay.

Firstly, it wanders very far from the point. Most of the book is full of details that have very little to do with the camp itself. By and large, this
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