prisoner of war

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Synonyms for prisoner of war

a person who surrenders to (or is taken by) the enemy in time of war

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More recent, another brigade of Army Reserve and National Guard soldiers answered the call to conduct enemy prisoner of war and detention operations in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
I was treated as a enemy prisoner of war, a terrorist suspect.
During a two-day exercise before the outbreak of war, the MPs set up a central enemy prisoner of war collection point at Camp New York to hone their EPW-handling skills.
The Marine was trying to determine whether enemy prisoner of war gear contained a chemical agent.
The battalion immediately began coordinating with the 18th Military Police Brigade (in support of V Corps) and the 709th Military Police Battalion, which were located at Tallil Airbase, to snap in behind them as they focused on the mounting security operations and the enemy prisoner of war mission north to Baghdad.