prisoner-of-war camp


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prisoner-of-war camp

[ˌprɪznərəvwɔːˈkæmp] Ncampamento m para prisioneros de guerra
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Which German town is famous for its castle which was supposedly an escape-proof prisoner-of-war camp in World War II?
Neringa Mayor Darius Jasaitis and Ausra Feser, director of the Curonian Spit National Park, as well as tourism industry representatives, accompanied the guests on their walk through the sand dunes to the presumed site of a French prisoner-of-war camp from 1870 to 1872.
He served in World War II and was imprisoned in a German prisoner-of-war camp.
Olympic runner who endures torture at a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp during World War II.
It was then used as a prisoner-of-war camp, after which it reverted to open fields.
It is the story of a British colonel who co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors, while oblivious to a plan by the allies to destroy it after settling differences with a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp commander.
The movie is based on the life story of Olympian and war hero Louis Zamperini, who survived on a raft for 47 days, following a fatal plane crash before being caught by the Japanese Navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.
From which German castle being used as a prisoner-of-war camp did Airey Neave, Pat Reid and others break out in 1942?
And genius St Trinian's cartoonist Ronald Searle, who has died aged 91, never stopped sketching - even while being held in a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp.
HD Ltd wants to build 15,0-seat, 5,0-seat and 2,0-seat stadiums, as well as a national tennis centre and other sporting facilities on the former site of a World War II prisoner-of-war camp.
Here, the team visits the site of the world's first purpose-built prisoner-of-war camp, which was constructed to incarcerate 7,000 of Napoleon's troops in 1797 at Norman Cross in Cambridgeshire.
A NORTHUMBERLAND man who survived the horrors of a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp has died, just six months before his 100th birthday.