The Emperor's Irish Slaves: Prisoners of the Japanese During

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Since their labour was forced, the detainees did not expend all their effort on the enemy: “We worked with a certain constancy and a minimum of effort." [74] The prisoners, although they contributed significantly to the German war effort, might also be considered as burdens due to their lack of qualifications or their unsuitability as workers on behalf of the enemy. He wrote: "Here the records end apruptly, for it was just after this final meeting that some 25 officers escaped.
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In Captivity: April 1941-May 1945

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ADM 103/140 Register of Dutch POWs, Genereux (ship), 1805-1809. The first declaration related to the treatment of POWs was in 1874, but it was not ratified. In the absence of special agreements between the Powers concerned on the conditions for the receipt and distribution of collective relief shipments, the rules and regulations concerning collective shipments, which are annexed to the present Convention, shall be applied. One junior officer boasted of what he and his men did to a woman they thought was a Russian spy: 'We beat her on the tits with a stick, clobbered her on the arse with a pistol, then all eight of us had her, then we threw her out and as she lay there, we threw grenades at her. 'She didn't half scream when they went off!' Even one fellow German officer, Reimbold, was sickened by the telling of the tale and said; 'Gentlemen, this is too much to bear.' Aside from the depravity of individuals, the transcripts reveal that which the war generation, and in many ways the one that followed it, tried to deny: direct knowledge of the extermination programme of the Jews.
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The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom

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No prisoner of war may at any time be sent to or detained in areas where he may be exposed to the fire of the combat zone, nor may his presence be used to render certain points or areas immune from military operations. This did lead to one very unfortunate incident where Feldwebel Wolfgang Rosterg-a known anti-Nazi was sent by mistake. After 1816 when Argentina won its independence from Spain they laid claim to the islands. We spent the nights in specially furnished pens, enclosed by barbed wire and guard towers with machine gunners, who illuminated us with flares through the entire night.
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Four Thousand Bowls of Rice: A Prisoner of War Comes Home

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Only two really good combat scenes out of the whole deal. Murphy, James T. and Kenneth B., When Men Must Live, 1 West Publications, 2009. The proportions in which the assets were distributed were: China, 54.1%; the Netherlands, 11.5%; the Philippines 19%, and; the United Kingdom, 15.4%. Those who recovered were sent away to a prisoner-of-war camp. I., where the forces on Corregidor had previously been taken in June, and by October 4th, over 2,100 deaths had occurred here.
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Report on the treatment of prisoners of war by the rebel

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Lee Nothing fills me with deeper sadness than to see a southerner apologize for the defense we made for our heritage... In order to facilitate the functioning of the Teams, sub-teams composed of not less than two (2) members, one of whom shall be from a neutral nation nominated by the Commander-in-Chief, United Nations Command, and one of whom shall be from a neutral nation nominated jointly by the Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army and the Commander of the Chinese People's Volunteers, may be formed as circumstances require.
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OUR CHANCES WERE ZERO: The Daring Escape by two German POW's

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Navy, recounts his harrowing experiences during 33 months in three Japanese P. Duiker take as a basic point of departure the notion that the Vietnam conflict was a tragic misadventure that could have been avoided had American leaders only been wiser, more prudent, and less wedded to the assumptions of the past. Thereafter, Chinese volunteer forces continued the resistance to Japanese aggression in Manchuria, and Chahar and Suiyuan. [31] After the 1936 Xi'an Incident, the Kuomintang and communist forces agreed on a ceasefire to present a united front to oppose Japan. [32] Italian soldiers recruited in 1935, on their way to fight the Second Italo-Abyssinian War The Second Italo–Abyssinian War was a brief colonial war that began in October 1935 and ended in May 1936.
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The Real Great Escape: The Story of the First World War's

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Unlike his predecessor, General Penaranda responded to the threat quickly and with acute decisiveness. Sixteen women received the Purple Heart, awarded to soldiers injured due to enemy action. On the Confederate capitulation at Vicksburg, Grant wrote: "The enemy surrendered this morning. They were intended to be a secret affair. Following his death in February 1976, some 400 people attended the funeral. In 1943, Italy overthrew Mussolini and became a co-belligerent with the Allies. Knowledge of the corps a person served in can lead to Rolls which list corps members’ attendance at training and the pay disbursed.
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A Great Escape: The Story of Edouard Izac's Escape from a

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In the 21st century, AJEX has a very important role, focusing on three main areas: Our Diary is always busy, remembering and honouring those that fell in service during and after the Second World War. For example, the women were given electric shocks with the electrodes attached to the woman’s nipples or genitals, or cigarette butts would be stubbed out on these areas of their bodies; sticks, bottles and knives would be forced into a woman’s vagina; and as the experiences of Anh and Muoi showed, if women refused to co-operate, they would be subjected to rape or attempted rape.
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The Prisoners of War Information Bureau in London; A Study,

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The details of this compensation have been left to bilateral treaties with individual countries, except North Korea, because Japan recognises South Korea as the sole legitimate government of the Korean peninsula. Such officer shall have in his possession a copy of the present Convention; he shall ensure that its provisions are known to the camp staff and the guard and shall be responsible, under the direction of his government, for its application. They were well supplied with all types of contraceptives, and often soldiers would bring their own which had been supplied by the army.
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Exchange of Prisoners: Letter from the Secretary of War, in

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Andrews served in the US Army Coastal Artillery Corps in the Philippines. The Japanese first entered continental Asia in 1895 with the annexation of Korea, then moved into southern Manchuria following the Russo-Japanese war in 1905 (Williams & Wallace, 1989).... [tags: unit 731, manchuria, biological weapons] World War Two - World War Two In the History of the world, human race, there have been many wars between different societies, Cultures, and Countries.
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