prisoner-of-war camp

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prisoner-of-war camp

[ˌprɪznərəvwɔːˈkæmp] Ncampamento m para prisioneros de guerra
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The research, by Dr Chris Grosvenor from the University of Exeter, is the first study to examine the extent of cinema-going in POW camps.
The Taiwan POW Camps Memorial Society (TPCMS) held a gathering Saturday evening to remember thousands of prisoners of war who endured hardship and in many cases lost their lives at POW camps in Taiwan and the Far East during World War II.
Michigan POW Camps in World War II not only recounts that history but also touches on the relationships that developed between POWs, their captors, and American civilians.
Chapters examine aspects of daily life in the German POW camps: barracks, guards, sanitation, medical care, punishment, escapes, and pastimes.
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. His relentless efforts to achieve freedom caused notable disruption to the German war effort, even though he was ultimately unsuccessful.
This has included assisting in finding the remains of POWs, linking up survivors of POW camps with each other, and providing family members with information on their loved ones who had been POWs.
"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. Through interviews and meticulous archival research, Zimmermann fleshes out this rich history.
"Those who did survive were later sent to POW camps in Japan, including Kobe POW camp and it's here they cross paths with my Australian "Digger"," said 39-year-old Lisa who is hoping to discover enough information about the men to be able to write her first book.