POW camp


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Synonyms for POW camp

a camp for prisoners of war

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Poole reported that in May 1916 at the officer POW camp in Neisse: 'we bought a cinematograph from the Germans, and used to give shows three nights a week'.
The Taiwan POW Camps Memorial Society (TPCMS) held a gathering Saturday evening to remember thousands of prisoners of war who endured hardship and in many cases lost their lives at POW camps in Taiwan and the Far East during World War II.
Castle dangerous POW camp was sited in the grounds of the Johnstone Castle estate
Island Farm achieved a certain celebrity status because it was the scene of the biggest escape from any British POW camp during WWII
THE relationship between Great War prisoners and their guards at Brocton POW camp, a barbed wire complex in a corner of Cannock Chase, was at best volatile.
Sure enough, the second shoe dropped again: "We're turning you over to the British." So he spent two more years in a British POW camp before finally being repatriated to Germany.
A FORMER WWII PoW camp which housed some of Hitler's top henchmen and saw the German great escape, when 70 prisoners tunnelled their way to freedom, is under attack from vandals.
Edmonds, who served in the 422nd Infantry Regiment of the US Armed Forces in World War II, was recognized for his heroism in rescuing Jewish servicemen at the Stalag IXA POW Camp in Germany.
EXHIBITION Forgotten Camp This moving photographic exhibition highlights the Shenyang World War II Allied Prisoners Camp, originally known as Mukden POW Camp. Among its 2,000 prisoners from the USA, Great Britain, Canada, Australia, the Netherlands, France and many other countries were some of the highest ranking POWs at the time.
"Those who did survive were later sent to POW camps in Japan, including Kobe POW camp and it's here they cross paths with my Australian "Digger"," said 39-year-old Lisa who is hoping to discover enough information about the men to be able to write her first book.
Based on the book by Laura Hillenbrand, Unbroken documents the extraordinary true story of Louis Zamperini, who competed at the 1936 Olympic Games, survived a plane crash during the Second World War and then endured torture at the hands of the Japanese in a POW camp.
TOURS will include Napoleonic sites, the Governor's residence, and former Boer PoW camp.
ey were taken to a POW camp in Soltau before being transferred to Friedrichsfeldbei-Wesel.
Although 76 men escaped from the German POW camp Stalag Luft III, 50 were re-captured by the Germans and shot in March and April 1944.
Along with officers and other ranks of mostly non-Bengali origin, he was held in an Indian POW Camp that was established in April 1971, although, the Indo-Pak War that led to the disintegration of Pakistan and the creation of Bangladesh, was not to break out until December 1971.