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All for Freedom Prisoners of War 

All for Freedom

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The Los Ba�os prison camp raid—forerunner to today�s Special Operations—is considered the most successful airborne operation in history, and is still taught at our nation�s military academies and war colleges. �I doubt that any airborne unit in the world will ever be able to rival the Los Ba�os prison raid,� General Colin Powell told surviving participants of the raid nearly half a century later. �It is a textbook operation for all ages and all armies.� February 23, 2015, was the 70th anniversary of the Los Ba�os prison camp raid.
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The True Story of the Wooden Horse Prisoners of War 

The True Story of the Wooden Horse

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One of the honored prisoners was Michel Clemenceau, the son of the Great War statesman Georges Clemenceau, who had become an outspoken critic of Marshal Petain and who was arrested by the Gestapo in May 1943. Giuseppe Raffa (b. 1921 at Siracusa (SR)) was imprisoned at Ogden Depot in June 1944. If the camp was a sub-camp, “/Z” was then appended to the end of the number. There were also summary statements for discharged officers. Some were less flexible however and at these interviews (which took place every six months) would show their loyalty to the Nazi regime by marching in to the interrogation room and giving a Nazi salute to the British officer present which would mean a further six-months in captivity.
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Conspiracy of Silence: Japanese Prisoners of War in India, Prisoners of War 

Conspiracy of Silence: Japanese Prisoners of War in India,

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While the prisoners released from South Vietnam wore Vietnamese sandals and hospital garb issued during the flight, those returning from Hanoi wore clothes that they had received from the North Vietnamese shortly before they were released - blue trousers, light blue shirts, brown belts, black shoes, and light gray-green jackets. He was taken prisoner when US forces in Bataan and Corregidor surrendered and endured three-and-a-half years of brutal captivity as a POW, including time at the Cabanatuan Prison Camps 1 & 3, the Bilibid Prison Camp, the Noto Maru hell ship, and Kawasaki in Japan.
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Within Changi's Walls: A Record of Civilian Internment in Prisoners of War 

Within Changi's Walls: A Record of Civilian Internment in

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They were shipped to Bowmanville, Ontario (just east of Toronto). The work detail for the farm alone was sometimes numbered as high as 2,000 men. As such, they are the flip side of the conspiracy against the democratic rights of the American people. Prisoners of war who aid or abet an escape or an attempt to escape shall be liable on this count to disciplinary punishment only. There were gross differences, Taguba said, between the actual number of prisoners on hand and the number officially recorded.
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Mother's Apple Pie: The True Story of Japanese POW Alan Prisoners of War 

Mother's Apple Pie: The True Story of Japanese POW Alan

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The physician or surgeon of the same nationality as the prisoners who present themselves for examination by the Mixed Medical Commission, likewise the prisoners' representative of the said prisoners, shall have permission to be present at the examination. (GPW, art. 113.) Prisoners of war who meet with accidents shall, unless the injury is self-inflicted, have the benefit of the provisions of this Convention as regards repatriation or accommodation in a neutral country. The Detaining Power shall also immediately communicate to the Protecting Power the decision of the prisoner of war to use or to waive his right of appeal.
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Guantanamo: Facility, Security and Legal Considerations Prisoners of War 

Guantanamo: Facility, Security and Legal Considerations

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By war's end, Vietnam itself had largely been forgotten. About once per week two ounces of coconut was issued and this was utilized with cornstarch and sugar, of which there was almost always a fair amount available, to make a pudding. The Red Cross, which would become the preeminent agency for matters related to "relief," had not yet been created and the military chaplaincy was in its infancy. That the Executive will easy see without any kind uv. The National Personnel Records Center (NPRC), Military Personnel Records, has custody of the personnel files for individuals who served in the Army, Army Air Forces, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard during World War 2.
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The Emperor's Guest 1942 - 1945 Prisoners of War 

The Emperor's Guest 1942 - 1945

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The number of Union prisoners who died was not large enough to substantiate the claim. Congress had not anticipated, and so had not provided for, the emergency. When the General was later sent to Japan, his successor, Bro. Blenchingly (VMI Class of 1852) application for a job. This, together with the overcrowding, made it almost impossible for anyone even to sit upright in a comfortable position. Unbeknownst to most Americans, CIA was also in charge of paramilitary operations in two countries where the United States was not officially engaged: Cambodia and Laos.
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Torture and the Twilight of Empire: From Algiers to Baghdad Prisoners of War 

Torture and the Twilight of Empire: From Algiers to Baghdad

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Such shipments shall in no way free the Detaining Power from the obligations imposed upon it by virtue of the present Convention. However, the establishment of the new government of Iraq in 2004 could be seen as marking the end of the legal conflict between America and Iraq. The Home Guard in New Zealand was an important force until the threat from Japan eased in late 1943. Although Shai reportedly has not publicly revealed the extent of his ordeal, “he was very cooperative in our reseach and even came to the set,” Raff said.
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The Knights of Bushido. a Short History of Japanese War Prisoners of War 

The Knights of Bushido. a Short History of Japanese War

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No American had involvement in this incident near Trang Bang that burned Phan Thi Kim Phuc. Some of these were, like Germans, used as forced labour in France after the cessation of hostilities. [82] Although thousands of Japanese were taken prisoner, most fought until they were killed or committed suicide. Morale suffered, and over the next few months there did not appear to have been any attempt by the Command to mitigate this morale problem.
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American POWs of World War II: Forgotten Men Tell Their Prisoners of War 

American POWs of World War II: Forgotten Men Tell Their

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Kissinger and Le Duc Tho Win Peace Prize: The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded to Henry Kissinger of the United States and Le Duc Tho of North Vietnam. In any case, prisoners of war sentenced to a penalty depriving them of their liberty shall retain the benefit of the provisions of Articles 78 and 126 of the present Convention. Nonetheless, Kissinger's announcement effectively took away Democratic antiwar candidate George McGovern's most important issue. The "stress positions" that have been allowed (such as wearing a hood, exposure to heat and cold, and the rarely authorized "waterboarding," which induces a feeling of suffocation) are all psychological techniques designed to break a detainee.
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