Hero Found: The Greatest POW Escape of the Vietnam War

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I remember my father telling me when he was a kid (7 or 8 years old), he'd see truck loads of German POWs being transported from job site to job site. FO 383/265 File 59300 (04/02/1917) Report on a visit by the American Ambassador to Lazerets in the 7th and 8th Army area, includes substantial nominal list of British PoWs found in those hospitals gives name, rank, number, details of illness. The microfilmed documents themselves are available at the Library of Congress or borrowed through local libraries.
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Life is a Great Adventure

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In the parlance of the law of war, those conflicts were of an "international character." It was his responsibility to contract with the Japanese and Filipino merchants for food items to be purchased by the prisoners of war. On 1 July 1987 the Military Intelligence Corps was activated as a regiment under the U. Prisoners Iraq handed over what it called its last allied prisoners of war on Tuesday, and almost 300 Iraqis captured in the Persian Gulf War were scheduled to be repatriated today after rain delayed their return home.
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THREE CAME HOME.

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Sherman, with a large force, moves immediately on Johnston, to drive him from the State. S. troops steadily increased until it reached a peak of 543,400 in April 1969. The prison was housed in the abandoned Illinois State Penitentiary built in 1831 and located near the Mississippi River in Alton Illinois. Until the mid-19th Century, agreements or treaties on how to fight wars, if they existed at all, were bilateral agreements between powers at war.
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Kriegie: An American POW in Germany

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Firstly, the Japanese Imperial General Headquarters was not established until 1894 and throughout the war, central command military authorities allowed their field commanders to exert a significant amount of independence. [92] The tradition of allowing field commanders significant autonomy carried over into World War II as well. [93] Secondly, Japanese mentality in the field was that prisoners were a burden and captured and taken only into custody when necessary. [94] The Japanese preferred to execute the Chinese combatants instead of taking them captive. "According to a military analyst, 'The Chinese were most frequently found shot or wounded in the back, as a rule, without weapons.
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The Hard Way: Surviving Shamshuipo

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During the Spanish-American War (1898), Fort McPherson, on the southwest side of Atlanta, held sixteen Spanish prisoners of war who were captured in Cuba. Little was done on the Union side to regularize prisoner of war control until October 7, 1861, when Lieutenant Colonel (later Brevet Brigadier General) William Hoffman was detailed for duty as Commissary General of Prisoners under the supervision of the Quartermaster General. Using hundreds of wheelbarrows and shovels, the POWs prepared the site.
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I am Well, Who are You?: Writings of a Japanese Prisoner of

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Flt Lt Sudhir Kumar Goswami 8956-F(P) …..same day at 11.30 p.m. The camp was established in 1938 and liberated on by the Russian Army. Guido Pappalardo (b. 1913 at Pastena (SA)) was imprisoned at Ogden Depot in June 1944. An estimated 192,000 British and Commonwealth captives were taken during the First World War. Red Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai receives Mme. S. was bound, as a signatory, to comply with the 1949 Geneva Convention, which prohibits torturing prisoners-of-war.
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The Night of the New Moon

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Starting with the Edo Period, it became a common conception that the lower orders were considered morally inferior to those who were in power. [53] The enemy judged mercy towards captured or surrendered enemy combatants as weakness and prisoners, including the sick and the wounded, were routinely killed. All the prisoners were eventually transferred to Fremantle for treatment, recuperation and a thorough interrogation. Set during World War I about a horse sold into the military to become a Calvary Horse - but ends up being captured and becoming a work-horse for the Germans pulling artillery in the front lines.
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Shot Down: The Secret Diary of One POW's Long March to

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He saw them run up to the Japs and ask to be shot in the head. Prisoners who enlisted in the United States military may have service records or pensions from the United States. When considering our own actions, and those of people over whom we have influence, we should select from all the available options, not rule some out because we know ourselves to be too immoral to take them. Vito Agosta (#81I 38158, soldier in FA, b. 1924 at Trapani (TP)) was imprisoned at Tooele in September 1944.
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GEOFFREY BROOM'S WAR

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All the guard details were extremely strict and easily provoked. But our circumstances are not often this straitened. It still will be on tlie candidate Jacob. The rules concerning the treatment of Prisoners of War (POWs) were different during World War II than those in force during World War I. Russia has not participated in the Hague Convention and therefore has no rights under it. Indeed, many of them saw such strenuous use that they fell apart and could be read no longer.
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Railway of Hell: A Japanese POW's Account of War, Capture

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ADM 103/542 General alphabetical list of prisoners of war, c1755-c1831. Frenchmen were also made or admitted members in English lodges. Kissinger, and North Vietnamese representative Le Duc Tho, who had been negotiating in secret since 1969, reached the outlines of an agreement. Suffering only one casualty of their own, Washington's men killed a dozen Frenchmen and captured over twenty more. Those prison guards in charge of managing their movement were the social equivalent of the burakumin during the Tokugawa Shogunate.
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