Disarmed Enemy Forces
|Document:Eisenhower's Holocaust||article||22 June 2008||Anonymous||A brief introduction to the treatment of German military prisoners by the allied authorities in the 18-24 month period AFTER the German unconditional surrender in May 1945.|
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A designation applied to surrendering Germ … A designation applied to surrendering German forces by the WWII Allied authorities. Its purpose was to avoid having to adhere to the Geneva Convention provisions on "Protecting Power" access to prisoners, with particular reference to their treatment, and living condition which were expected be on a par with those of their captors.d be on a par with those of their captors. +