‘Enemy aliens’ in wartime:civilian internment in South Africa during World War I

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Manz, Stefan; Dedering, Tilman;

This article explores the previously neglected history of civilian internment in South Africa during World War I. German, Austro-Hungarian and Turkish nationals were classified as ‘enemy aliens’. They included mostly male immigrants, but also several hundred women and c... View more
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    July 1915 onwards, Germans from Lüderitzbucht were re-deported from July 1915 onwards. These included 408 from Roberts Heights (53 men, 181 women, 174 children), 181 from Fort Napier (43 officers, 138 civilians), and 171 scattered over the Union (82 women, 6 men, 83

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