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The prisoners of war

a reminiscence of the Rebellion

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Published by The Abbey Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Microfilm. Woodbridge, Conn. : Research Publications, 1979. on 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (American fiction IV, 1901-1905 ; reel 148, no. 1446).

    Statementby Archibald McCowan.
    GenreFiction.
    SeriesAmerican fiction IV, 1901-1905 -- reel 148, no. 1446.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination187 p.
    Number of Pages187
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17500357M
    OCLC/WorldCa25568911

      The issue of prisoners in war is a highly timely topic that has received much attention from both scholars and practitioners since the start of the military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq and the ensuing legal and political problems concerning detainees in those conflicts. This book analyses these contemporary problems and challenges against the background of their historical development. Shoshana Nyree Johnson (born Janu ) is a Panamanian-born former United States soldier, and the first black female prisoner of war in the military history of the United States. Johnson was a Specialist of the U.S. Army th Maintenance Company, 5/52 ADA BN, 11th ADA the Battle of Nasiriyah, she suffered bullet wounds to both of her ankles and was captured by Iraqi s/wars: Operation Iraqi Freedom.

    A prisoner of war (POW) is a non-combatant—whether a military member, an irregular military fighter, or a civilian—who is held captive by a belligerent power during or immediately after an armed earliest recorded usage of the phrase "prisoner of war" dates back to Belligerents hold prisoners of war in custody for a range of legitimate and illegitimate reasons, such as.   It’s clear from its spare look that “Prisoners of War” operated on a more slender production budget than “Homeland,” and it makes greater use of conventional TV storytelling methods.

    Prisoner of war (POW), any person captured or interned by a belligerent power during war. In the strictest sense it is applied only to members of regularly organized armed forces, but by broader definition it has also included guerrillas, civilians who take up arms against an enemy openly, or noncombatants associated with a military force.   Book Talk: Prisoner of War R.E.A.D Review, Explore, Appreciate, Discover. German prisoners of war eat and read at a prison camp in France. HD Stock Footage - Duration:


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