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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EXHIBITION Forgotten Camp This moving photographic exhibition highlights the Shenyang World War II Allied Prisoners Camp, originally known as Mukden POW Camp.
He was sent to Dyffryn Aled POW camp near Llansannan in Denbighshire, after a short stay at Chatham's naval hospital.
A FORMER Scots Spitfire pilot who survived the horrors of a Nazi POW camp has been given a special VIP tour of Buckingham Palace.
A prisoner-of-war chess set created by an American lieutenant while at Stalag Luft I, a POW camp near Barth, Germany.
But the snaps weren't shot in a Second World War PoW camp like Colditz - rather a 1980 British holiday camp dubbed "Butlitz".
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 and then endured torture at the hands of the Japanese in a POW camp.
This talk has been illustrated by Tom's photo album which included 23 photos taken inside the POW Camp, which are rare, and also the postcards he sent home addressed to my mother who was then aged between 7 and 9 during the period 1916/18.
TOURS will include Napoleonic sites, the Governor's residence, and former Boer PoW camp.
ey were taken to a POW camp in Soltau before being transferred to Friedrichsfeldbei-Wesel.
WHAT does a Bridgend World War II POW camp have in common with a Bangor cathedral, an Anglesey church and a Cardiff school?
A FURIOUS widow has hit back at claims her late husband's daring war exploits, which included escaping from a Nazi PoW camp 200 times and confronting SS chief Heinrich Himmler, were flights of fancy.
Although 76 men escaped from the German POW camp Stalag Luft III, 50 were re-captured by the Germans and shot in March and April 1944.