Background Reading

Thomas BurgisserArticleInternees (Switzerland), in: 1914-1918-online. International Encyclopedia of the First World War
Clare O’Dea, SwissinfoArticleHow the ICRC stood by First World War prisoners
Great BritainBookThe reception of wounded prisoner soldiers of Great Britain in Switzerland.
Henry PicotBookThe British interned in Switzerland
John Harvey DouglasBookCaptured: Sixteen Months as a Prisoner of War
Hewitt-ThayerBookSwiss internment of prisoners of war : an experiment in international humane legislation and administration : a report
Dr. Susan BartonPaperDropped from ‘ell into ‘eaven: interned POWs in Switzerland
Andrew WhitmarshWebsitePrisoners of War interned in Switzerland
Swiss ConfederationWebsite14-18. La Suisse en cartes postales
SwissinfoWebsiteWW1 In-depth - Collection of articles about Switzerland
hopitauxmilitairesguerre1418.overblog.WebsiteSUISSE (1914-1918) : LOCALITES OCCUPEES PAR LES INTERNES FRANÇAIS, BELGES ET ANGLAIS BLESSES ET MALADES – lettres A à K
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Corporal SkeelsPoemFrom Constance to Château d'Oex, A Poem
Pierre-Marie EpineyWebsiteHommage aux internés français et belges inhumés à Sierre
Jean-Samuel KARLENPaperHelvetia Benigna