One of the coworkers, however, did not look back on his POW
days so benignly.
Ramallah, May 14 (BNA): Israeli occupation authorities arrested more than 1,000,000 Palestinians since 1948, subjecting Palestinian POWs
to crimes against humanity in defiance of international law and humanitarian justice, according to a statement issued by the Head of the Palestinian POWs
Affairs Agency, Isa Qaraqi', on the anniversary of 1967 calamity in Palestine.
For their welfare, the prisoners had many forms of entertainment and recreation: prisoner orchestras were organized; stockades were supplied footballs, baseballs, handballs, and boxing gloves; and in some instances the POWs
were permitted to engage in athletic contests with other POW
Such an approach requires an investigation not only of the reported and remembered experiences of Australian POWs
, but also an understanding of the principles, motivations and exigencies which shaped German behavior toward the Third Reich's POW
population over the duration of the war.
Organized chronologically, the book compares POW
policy with practice throughout the nation's history instead of focusing on an individual war, providing a new perspective on the subject.
I WAS most interested in the article about the POWs
Baghdadi told Fars Baten confessed in interrogations that he killed more than a thousand Iranian POWs
on orders of senior Iraqi officers, mainly from the presidential guard.
Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) from 1978-1981, General Tighe was subsequently placed in charge of a Pentagon investigation into the live POW
Homecomings: Returning POWs
and the Legacies of Defeat in Postwar Germany.
In the 1950s William Holden first escaped from a German POW
camp in Stalag 17 (Paramount, 1953), then four years later extracted himself from a Japanese camp in The Bridge on the River Kwai (Horizon, 1957).
Shuibo Wang, as a boy growing up in China, saw an American man bicycling by and was surprised to learn that this man was a former POW
who had refused repatriation after the Korean War.
This Comment argues that the CSRTs were not competent to deny POW
status because they were charged only with identifying enemy combatants, a broad category that by its own terms includes many POWs