prisoner of war

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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 serial number from the Department of Defense (DD) Form 2745, Enemy Prisoner of War (EPW) Capture Tag, is the only recognized identification number used until a detainee receives an internment serial number (ISN).