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Captives Courageous: South African Prisoners of War - World Prisoners of War 

Captives Courageous: South African Prisoners of War - World

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Say Lieutenant Robb in explanation of its sudden demise: ... It renders the male infertile and reduces sexual urges. They knew that retribution for their negligence would be harsh even though they had been originally apprised of the condition and treatment of the POWs on the Bataan Death March. [14] Approximately 66,000 Filipino soldiers and 12,000 American soldiers surrendered to the Japanese on the Bataan Peninsula. Others, who were further away from the spot where the chopper hovered, thought he had been tossed--alive--from the Huey.
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The Forgotten Highlander Prisoners of War 

The Forgotten Highlander

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About 50% of the Australian prisoners were light horsemen including 48 missing believed captured on 1 May 1918 in the Jordan Valley. It shall be at liberty to employ prisoners of war in such a Bureau under the conditions laid down in the Section of the present Convention dealing with work by prisoners of war. Penalty for opposing the orders of Nipponese Soldiers or insulting the Nipponese Corps and Soldiers will be death by shooting. Among Waffen SS prisoners this was common and later after the Nuremberg trials when the Waffen SS was deemed a criminal organistation many prisoners were held for longer periods simply for being a member of the Waffen SS.
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White Coolies Prisoners of War 

White Coolies

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That is why, perhaps, debates about the Vietnam conflict remain as hotly contested years after the war's end as they were at the height of U. By 1944 the incidence rate of disease among the prisoners was so high that they were only about 100 out of 1,000 left who were able to carry on the regular work of the camp, such as administration, cooking, carrying of supplies and general police duties. The hospital had its own medicines, which were supplemented with more by the Japanese Army.
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The Gulf Between Us: Love and Survival in Desert Storm Prisoners of War 

The Gulf Between Us: Love and Survival in Desert Storm

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Journal of Traumatic Stress, Vol 13, No. 4, 2000, (National Center for PTSD). However, the oil fields at Telaga Said and Duri, and the island’s strategic importance, made it a primary target during the Japanese advance. A member of the United States Army may be authorized to give his parole to the enemy that he will not attempt to escape, if such parole is authorized for the specific purpose of permitting him to perform certain acts materially contributing to the welfare of himself or of his fellow prisoners.
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My Hitch in Hell: The Bataan Death March (Memories of War) Prisoners of War 

My Hitch in Hell: The Bataan Death March (Memories of War)

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One Japanese and one American interpreter were detailed to the Japanese headquarters as liaison officers, and a number of the American prisoners were also detailed there as clerks and typists. Many cases of POW massacres have been reported in recent times, including October 13 massacre in Lebanon by Syrian forces and June 1990 massacre in Sri Lanka. Joined 44th Alabama Infantry Regiment in 1862; killed September 17, 1862 at Battle of Antietam (Md.) Bulk consists of Derby family correspondence (42 letters), including 25 letters written by Charles Derby.
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POW: Allied Prisoners in Europe 1939-1945 Prisoners of War 

POW: Allied Prisoners in Europe 1939-1945

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Like China Beach aired on TV too soon after the war to get a new audience. The Last Detail, 1973, starring Jack Nicholson and Otis Young is a film that tells the story of two sailors assigned to a temporary detail transporting a prisoner ( Randy Quaid ) from Norfolk to Portsmouth to begin serving a sentence for theft. World War I was an extremely bloody war that engulfed Europe from 1914 to 1919, with huge losses of life and little ground lost or won. They were held for three months in Zentsuji Prison on Shikoku Island and were then moved to Eastern Lodge in Kobe.
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Narrative of Privations and Sufferings of United States Prisoners of War 

Narrative of Privations and Sufferings of United States

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Selby-Boothroyd records sardonically that, after one raid, "rough ashlars and emblems of mortality were plentiful". They were also known for holding a certain standard, according to Paul Springer, an associate professor of comparative military studies at the Air Command and Staff College, which was to leave no fellow soldier behind. “This has been a part of American society before there was an American society," Springer, told Mashable. “There was a certain mentality of no man left behind.” But that was a hard ideal to put into practice without technology that made search-and-rescue missions feasible.
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Hell under the Rising Sun: Texan POWs and the Building of Prisoners of War 

Hell under the Rising Sun: Texan POWs and the Building of

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S. prisoners of war and a formal end to the Persian Gulf War. Was it their total belief in the rightness of Hitler's policies or did they possess a latent sadism or perhaps a mixture of both? This order extended to civilians who helped the irregulars. 31 Halleck also asked the legal scholar Francis Lieber (1800–1872) [ ] to write a legal assessment of the status and treatment of guerrillas, which the latter produced in 1862.
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Captive in East Anglia Prisoners of War 

Captive in East Anglia

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Irrespective of the individual responsibilities that may exist, the Detaining Power is responsible for the treatment given them. Besides, international law also applied, including measures short of torture that constitute “cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment.” The United States has ratified the appropriate international treaty, which has been interpreted in European courts to ban such practices as sleep deprivation. 5. The terms wounded and sick also cover maternity cases, new-born babies and other persons who may be in need of immediate medical assistance or care..."
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Americans, Germans, and War Crimes Justice: Law, Memory, and Prisoners of War 

Americans, Germans, and War Crimes Justice: Law, Memory, and

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In the pages that follow, an attempt has been made to give a more detailed description of conditions there during the three years from 1942 to 1944, on the basis of collective information obtained from many different Americans who, like Major Dyess, spent varying periods of time at this and other camps, and some of whom, also like Major Dyess, finally managed to escape to safety. He is always drunk and treats the POW shockingly. Wylie issued a Dispensation under which the place of meeting was changed to Changi, (13) and meetings were arranged accordingly.
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