Prisoner of War

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Name: Prisoner of War
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Bikers plan Bataan Death March memorial ride

Rolling Thunder Chapter 5 PA will hold its 10th annual Bataan Death March Memorial Ride on April 26.The ride remembers the 11,700 American soldiers and 65,000 Filipino allies who fought a vastly superior Japanese force without food, ammunition or medical ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 11 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

This Week’s Comics: AW YEAH Eisner Time!

Enjoy a spring basket full of this week’s new releases! For the sports-minded, Archie Comics has a collection of stories in the Archie Comics Spectacular Sports Time trade. For a more poignant story, Disney Press has the true account of a half-American, ... [Published School Library Journal - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Film details prisoner saga in Soviet era

Staff reportYOUNGSTOWNThe film “The Way Back,” which tells the story of a Polish prisoner of war in a Soviet prison camp, will be screened at 6 p.m. April 23 in room 132 of DeBartolo Hall on the Youngstown State University campus.The screening is sponsored ... [Published Vindy.com - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Three WWII vets celebrate their birthdays

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A monthly meeting for the local chapter of the ex-prisoners of war group turned into a party on Wednesday. Three members are celebrating birthdays over the next couple of weeks.It's been almost 70 years, but Jack Schwartz still ... [Published KFSN Fresno - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

A Story Of Torture And Forgiveness That Spans A Half-Century

Director Jonathan Teplitsky speaks about his film The Railway Man . It tells the true story of Eric Lomax, a British Army officer who was a prisoner of war during World War II at a Japanese labor camp.Source ... [Published WNYC - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Alaverdian: Injighulian can be brought to Armenia from third country

“If Armenian serviceman Hakob Injighulian expressed a wish to be handed over to a third country, I think it will happen. Later we will be able to bring him back to Armenia,” human rights activist Ms. Larisa Alaverdian told reporters.Hakob Injighulian ... [Published Aysor.am - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Wine bottle with Hitler’s face expected to fetch 2k pounds at auction

London, April 17 (ANI): A rare wine bottle with Adolf Hitler’s face is expected to fetch 2,000 pound in an online auction.According to the Daily Star, the unique bottle, which was among the batch unopened 1.5-litre bottles given out to Hitler’s staff ... [Published TruthDive - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Owensdale brothers’ prisoner of war tales from WWII told

Author's note: An audio-taped interview of Owensdale native, Don Keffer, forms the basis for this dual World War II tribute that includes his late brother, Homer Keffer. Don served with the ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Alaverdyan: Holding captive Armenian soldiers is beneficial to Azerbaijan

The case of Armenian captives Mamikon Khojoyan and Arsen Khojoyan is different from that of POW Hakob Injighulyan because Injighulyan was wearing a military uniform when he crossed into Azerbaijan, while Mamikon Khojoyan and Arsen Khojoyan were civilians, ... [Published PANORAMA.am - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Owensdale brothers’ prisoner of war tales from WWII told

Author's note: An audio-taped interview of Owensdale native, Don Keffer, forms the basis for this dual World War II tribute that includes his late brother, Homer Keffer. Don served with the 315th Regiment, 79th Infantry Division, while Homer served with ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Families' mementoes from World War One

A new exhibition explores the impact of of World War One on thousands of Scots, both in service and back home.The National War Museum's "Next of Kin" exhibition shows how the war affected them by displaying treasured objects kept by those who served and ... [Published BBC - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 3 reports

Tearful ceremony as Colorado WWII vet gets medal

LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - A World War II veteran from Arvada was surrounded by his four sons and several grandchildren and great grandchildren as he was awarded a Prisoner of War medal. A cousin, Carol Dechant Young, says 91-year-old Frank Dechant only ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 15 2014]

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"Since then, over many years, they have changed the lessons in schools and colleges, making out that all the bad things they did didn't happen, so the students don't have a clue what their grandparents did to us" Seiker said. "And now they want to remilitarize."
"It gives us a place really, certainly every September, to come here and recognize POWs" said Smith, an Army veteran who co-chairs the Community Military Appreciation Committee
...But when 4-year-old Colton Burpo (newcomer Connor Corum) tells his father, "I heard angels sing, I met Jesus, I saw your long-dead father, I met my miscarried sister, I saw you in the hospital chapel yelling at God" it's a lot for him to accept all at once...

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Vet sheds light on Japan's war crimes [Published China Daily Asia - 5 hours ago]
Ceremony marks start of POW-MIA memorial [Published Columbian.com - 11 hours ago]
Transcendence, Heaven Is for Real, The Railway ... [Published Gapers Block - 11 hours ago]
Bikers plan Bataan Death March memorial ride [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 11 hours ago]
Inside the 'snake pit' at Tutwiler: Prison psyc... [Published al.com - 16 hours ago]
Morning Memo: Senate race gets hot ahead of key... [Published Raleigh News & Observer - 18 hours ago]
This Week’s Comics: AW YEAH Eisner Time! [Published School Library Journal - 18 hours ago]
Highest Military Honor Awarded [Published Missouri Southern State University Chart - 18 hours ago]
Mumia Abu-Jamal celebrates 60 [Published Amsterdam News - Apr 18 2014]
“The Railway Man” Review [Published CW Atlanta - Apr 18 2014]
The Heartbreaking History of "The Railway Man" [Published Harvard Crimson - Apr 18 2014]
Film details prisoner saga in Soviet era [Published Vindy.com - Apr 18 2014]
Three WWII vets celebrate their birthdays [Published KFSN Fresno - Apr 17 2014]
A Story Of Torture And Forgiveness That Spans A... [Published WNYC - Apr 17 2014]
U.S. Appeals Panel Approves Noriega’s Extraditi... [Published Latin American Herald Tribune - Apr 17 2014]
Dying Scot soldier’s bible in WWI exhibition [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Apr 17 2014]
A Tribute to an Authentic American, Alabamian, ... [Published HighBeam Research - Apr 17 2014]
Wine bottle with Hitler’s face expected to fetc... [Published TruthDive - Apr 17 2014]
Alaverdian: Injighulian can be brought to Armen... [Published Aysor.am - Apr 17 2014]
Owensdale brothers’ prisoner of war tales from ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 17 2014]
Alaverdyan: Holding captive Armenian soldiers i... [Published PANORAMA.am - Apr 17 2014]
Wine Fuhrer! The blood red bottle of plonk gift... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Apr 17 2014]
Seven years of pure dedication [Published This Is Wiltshire - Apr 17 2014]
Former POW Cliff Lowien shares his story [Published Byron Shire News - Apr 17 2014]
Owensdale brothers’ prisoner of war tales from ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Apr 17 2014]
Military exhibit a showstopper at Bridgeville H... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Apr 17 2014]
Tuskegee Airman sets the record straight [Published Battle Creek Enquirer - Apr 17 2014]
Former WWII POW's Celebrate The 90's [Published KMPH Fox 26 - Apr 17 2014]
Families' mementoes from World War One [Published BBC - Apr 17 2014]
Combined military ball – the last for merging b... [Published Fort Bliss Bugle - Apr 17 2014]
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Förenta Staternas Krim? [Published Pierre Gilly - Apr 16 2014]
(Klicka på bilden så blir den större) Ur "Personal Memoars of U.S. Grant" , s 37-38. Grant var USA:s president 1869-1877. Markeringarna är mina:”Texas was originally a state belonging to the republic of Mexico. It extended from the Sabine River ...
Film Clip: 'The Railway Man' [Published WSJ.com Video - Digits - Apr 09 2014]
Watch a clip from "The Railway Man." A former British Army officer who was tormented as a prisoner of war at a Japanese labor camp during World War II discovers that the man responsible is still alive and sets out to confront him. (Photo/Video: TWC) ...
Freedom and bondage: Lankans, then and now [Published groundviews - Apr 01 2014]
Introduction There is a need to question the adequacy and suitability of current conceptions of both ‘human rights’ and ‘secularism’ to meet the challenges of unbridled majoritarianism, which seems perfectly at home within the institutions and ...
South Sudan: Civilians Killed in Fresh Fighting... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 29 2014]
Source: Voice of AmericaCountry: South Sudan Phillip Aleu Twelve civilians were killed in three days of fighting between pro- and anti-government forces in Duk County, in South Sudan's Jonglei state, more than two months after a peace agreement was signed ...
When hell was in session [Published Power Line - Mar 29 2014]
(Scott Johnson) Admiral Jeremiah Denton died yesterday at the age of 89. Admiral Denton served seven-and-a-half years as a prisoner of war in Hanoi during the Vietnam War. Denton’s is a story that should be known by all Americans. In captivity Admiral ...
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