Pows

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American Ex–Prisoners Of War
... military prisoner of war (POWs), particularly those who are elderly and those who have medical problems ... The group is open to former American POWs of all wars and their immediate families ... Its service officers have assisted POW veterans in securing medical services and other entitlements ...
Attack On The NKVD Camp In Rembertów - The Attack - The Night of May 20–21
... Taking advantage of this, the POWs were informed about the oncoming attack ... The Poles did not plan to destroy the whole camp, as this would mean freeing German POWs and Russians from units of General Andrei Vlasov ... or sick prisoners were placed on two trucks, and the remaining POWs dispersed in the forests and villages ...
Polish Prisoners And Internees In The Soviet Union And Lithuania (1919–1921) - POWs
... Some POWs, primarily officers were executed, others were sentenced to serve time in jail, and the rest of the Polish soldiers were pressed to serve as forced labour (katorga) in the so-call ... no corresponding fact-finding about Soviet camps for Polish POWs could be expected from tightly controlled Soviet press ... been also cases of Soviet army executing Polish POWs when no POW facilities were available ...
Stalag XI-A - Camp History - World War II
... American, Dutch, Slovak and Polish POW, all in separate compounds, and served as the centre from which most of the POW were assigned to Arbeitskommando ("Work camps") ... On 1 January 1945 more than 60,000 POW were registered there ... of Major Worrall were to be dropped near the camp to assure the protection of the PoWs, to assess the humanitarian need of the PoWs and to ensure a peaceful handover of the camp into ...
Joe Mc Cain - Vietnam Era
... Prisoners and Missing in Southeast Asia, which included Joe, heightened awareness of the POWs' plight ... In 1970, Joe McCain sat in a bamboo cage in Los Angeles, eating simulated POW food to dramatize the plight of POWs ... In the same year, he and two other brothers of POWs travelled around the U.S ...