prisoner-of-war camp

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prisoner-of-war camp

[ˌprɪznərəvwɔːˈkæmp] Ncampamento m para prisioneros de guerra
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The German press would occasionally run an article about the horrible conditions in the North Vietnamese POW camps and the brutal treatment of US soldiers.
Enhanced with brief notes and an index, The Cooler King: The True Story of William Ash, the Greatest Escaper of World War II is the amazing biography of fighter pilot William Ash, who was shot down in 1942 and spent the rest of World War II interred in and escaping from German POW camps.
The US Army's standing command to its ranking officers in POW camps is that you resist the enemy and care for the safety of your men to the greatest extent possible," said Tanner.
They spent five years in POW camps yet were denied the defence medal as they did not have the required days service in the UK.
For the first time and in riveting detail, "The Little Third Reich on Lake Superior: A History of Canadian Internment Camp R" by Ernest Robert Zimmermann illuminates the conditions of one of Canada's forgotten POW camps.
Heroism, goodness, mate-ship, war, enemies, class, memory, self-delusion, passion, guilt, honor, love, and loyalty--these are just some of the themes that bring to life a period in Australian history that has not been well expressed in novelistic form, although there have been noted war memoirs from survivors of the Japanese imperial army's POW camps that were tasked to build the Thai-Burma railway.
He was twice recaptured when he got out of POW camps in England.
A BRAVE war veteran has told for the first time his incredible story of survival in brutal Japanese POW camps.
In fact, three George Crosses were awarded for Korea, all of them for extreme fortitude in POW camps.
Study pictures of POW camps and you'll see no overweight inmates.
From handling violence within POW camps to why military bonds eroded when prisoners on the same side became POWs, this is an important survey key to any military collection and many a World War II history library.