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American Civil War POW.  c. 1865.  How sad what we do to other human beings ... In the name  of war.

American Civil War POW. c. 1865. How sad what we do to other human beings ... In the name of war.

W.W. II, The Bataan Death March was a tragedy of epic proportions with 76,000 American and Filipino prisoners of war forcibly transferred, on foot, by the Imperial Japanese Army to Bataan. Even as the American and Filipino troops repelled the Japanese for several months, they were forced to retreat to wait for supplies and reinforcements. But the Japanese had cut off all routes to the Philippines, preventing a rescue by U.S. Military and the troops were forced to surrender on April 4, 1942.

W.W. II, The Bataan Death March was a tragedy of epic proportions with 76,000 American and Filipino prisoners of war forcibly transferred, on foot, by the Imperial Japanese Army to Bataan. Even as the American and Filipino troops repelled the Japanese for several months, they were forced to retreat to wait for supplies and reinforcements. But the Japanese had cut off all routes to the Philippines, preventing a rescue by U.S. Military and the troops were forced to surrender on April 4, 1942.

Andersonville Prisoners - Was Your Ancestor in a Civil War Prison? More than 13,000 Union prisoners of war died at Andersonville prison during the Civil War.  Although probably the most notorious, Andersonville was certainly not the only Civil War prison. Lots of great links too.

Andersonville Prisoners - Was Your Ancestor in a Civil War Prison? More than 13,000 Union prisoners of war died at Andersonville prison during the Civil War. Although probably the most notorious, Andersonville was certainly not the only Civil War prison. Lots of great links too.

Request a FREE 2014 National POW/MIA Recognition Day poster.  NOTE: Click on the Order Poster black button in the right side of the page.

Request a FREE 2014 National POW/MIA Recognition Day poster. NOTE: Click on the Order Poster black button in the right side of the page.

Aaron Huey: America's native prisoners of war via TED. This is the rest of the story. 200 million natives were killed by the Spanish and European and they took the sacred land.

Aaron Huey: America's native prisoners of war via TED. This is the rest of the story. 200 million natives were killed by the Spanish and European and they took the sacred land.

World War I - American prisoners of war and victims of German gas attacks. The eyes are bandaged due to medical reasons.

World War I - American prisoners of war and victims of German gas attacks. The eyes are bandaged due to medical reasons.

Civil War Soldiers & Sailors Database...The (CWSS) is a database containing information about the men who served in the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War. Other information on the site includes histories of Union and Confederate regiments, links to descriptions of significant battles, and selected lists of prisoner-of-war records and cemetery records, which will be amended over time.

Civil War Soldiers & Sailors Database...The (CWSS) is a database containing information about the men who served in the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War. Other information on the site includes histories of Union and Confederate regiments, links to descriptions of significant battles, and selected lists of prisoner-of-war records and cemetery records, which will be amended over time.

The Great War. First World War, Russian army. The Russians teaching the German prisoners of war the cossack dance. The Eastern front, Russia, 1915.

The Great War. First World War, Russian army. The Russians teaching the German prisoners of war the cossack dance. The Eastern front, Russia, 1915.

Australian soldiers after their release from Japanese captivity in Singapore, 1945

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Australian soldiers after their release from Japanese captivity in Singapore, 1945

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