During World War II more than 450,000 Axis prisoners--Germans, Italians, and Japanese--were held in the United States at 511 POW
camps spread across the nation.
There followed a period of captivity in provisional camps in Libya before transport to Italy and allocation to one of the Italian POW
camps, most commonly in northern Italy.
Springer's review of the field of POW
literature will be especially helpful to the general reader, while the historical patterns and lost opportunities he reveals are particularly relevant for leaders.
Of an evening a number of German POWs
would come for dancing lessons and although my friend couldn't speak German and hardly any of the POWs
could speak English, he said between them they managed.
Given his wartime experiences as a POW
in Vietnam, Sen.
The book persuasively shows how powerful actors in both parts of divided Germany made use of the POWs
with some success to further their aims of legitimating their positions and their projects.
LAST YEAR A VERY DIFFERENT SORT OF ESCAPE film was produced about America's most infamous POW
camp--intentionally located within the borders of a Communist tyranny so we would not have to honor the U.
Also, while attempts at the education and "indoctrination" of the POWs
by their captors are mentioned, the extent and actual goals of these efforts are not examined.
8) Unless and until a competent tribunal determines otherwise, a detainee about whom any doubt exists remains a presumptive POW
entitled to the full panoply of GPW rights.
During his internment, he emerged as one of the most effective POW
Only one third (about 36,500) of America's former POWs
since WWI are still living.