Rulebook for the treatment of prisoners

Description

This book was published in 1914 by the Serbian military ministry in Nis. It is a rulebook for the treatment of prisoners of war, signed by the military minister and colonel of the Serbian army Dusan Stefanovic. It was printed and published in confidence, only for the eyes of Serbian officers.

This part concerns ways for civilians and soldiers to communicate with prisoners of war. It covers the sending and receiving of letters, as well as the censorship of letters and books. In 1914 Serbia was only fighting the Austrian army, so this particular rulebook is about Austrian prisoners of war.

Full title:
Rulebook for the treatment of prisoners
Published:
1914
Format:
Book
Held by:
Narodna Biblioteka Srbije
Usage terms:
Public Domain

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