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  • Many refused to sign and were locked in a separate camp behind barbed wire.
  • In many cities, they were forced to live in segregated barracks behind barbed wire.
  • Once the battalion closed in, the Boers withdrew to their main line of defence, situated behind barbed-wire.
  • These camps were criticised for keeping freedom-seeking people "behind barbed wire".
  • And these were kept behind barbed wire, fenced round with armed sentries. Cited from The Happy Foreigner, by Enid Bagnold
  • Stories also emerged of workers forced to live behind barbed wire in squalid shacks without plumbing.
  • They are chased across the forests and snow, behind barbed wires of camps.
  • Throughout the tour however, large anti-apartheid demonstrations were a feature, and many matches had to be played behind barbed wire fences.
  • The famous footage of emaciated men behind barbed wire went round the world and helped change the course of the conflict in Bosnia.
  • Camps were placed behind barbed wire and guarded by military personnel, as to avoid contact with the Danish population.
  • You learn before long that the men with guns are Jews -- and the people living in the beautiful homes on the hills behind barbed wire are Jews.
  • To keep them segregated from the German population, they were often housed in segregated barracks behind barbed wire.
  • "Once again the emigrants were placed behind barbed wire".
  • Although the refugees at Guantanamo were held behind barbed wire, to many, the base was less forbidding than a foreign internment camp.
  • But hate, when it dominates the psychology of men, is not restricted to one objective, such as a body of men behind barbed wire. Cited from Now It Can Be Told, by Philip Gibbs
  • She and her family spent the next three years in the camp, attempting to live a "normal" life behind barbed wire, under the watch of armed guards in searchlight towers.
  • Making fire is a challenge as the scanty vegetation consists of trees that have been planted in recent years and are jealously guarded behind barbed wires.
  • Some padroni built vast labor empires, keeping workers confined in locked camps behind barbed wires fences patrolled by armed guards.
  • They were normally mixed in with other mines or emplaced behind barbed wire and could be command detonated or triggered by tripwires or other devices.
  • While the treatment of factory workers or farm hands often varied depending on the individual employer, in many cities Poles were forced to live in segregated barracks behind barbed wire.
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