POW camp


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Noun1.POW camp - a camp for prisoners of warPOW camp - a camp for prisoners of war    
camp - a penal institution (often for forced labor); "China has many camps for political prisoners"
gulag - a Russian prison camp for political prisoners
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CARTOONS depicting Nazis in a PoW camp in Scotland are to go on public display.
Melissa Verreault has created a constellation of a novel; written in three parts, each with a tone wholly distinct from the others, and bookended by sets of family letters, readers are taken from Montreal to a POW camp in World War II.
Whilst the Armistice was signed on 11 November 1918 he was not relieved from the POW Camp until 16 December.
One of the museums in the island's Historic Park of Geoje POW Camp will likely be renovated as an archive for the records.
THE relationship between Great War prisoners and their guards at Brocton POW camp, a barbed wire complex in a corner of Cannock Chase, was at best volatile.
So he spent two more years in a British POW camp before finally being repatriated to Germany.
A FORMER WWII PoW camp which housed some of Hitler's top henchmen and saw the German great escape, when 70 prisoners tunnelled their way to freedom, is under attack from vandals.
The Hut 9 Preservation and Education Group, which looks after the only remaining part of the Island Farm PoW Camp, in Bridgend, fear precious pieces of the past could vanish forever.
Edmonds, who served in the 422nd Infantry Regiment of the US Armed Forces in World War II, was recognized for his heroism in rescuing Jewish servicemen at the Stalag IXA POW Camp in Germany.
But the snaps weren't shot in a Second World War PoW camp like Colditz - rather a 1980 British holiday camp dubbed "Butlitz".
A Based on the book by Laura Hillenbrand, Unbroken documents the extraordinary true story of Louis Zamperini, who competed at the 1936 Olympic Games, survived a plane crash during the Second World War then endured torture at the hands of the Japanese in a POW camp.
TOURS will include Napoleonic sites, the Governor's residence, and former Boer PoW camp.