Socialite, big game hunter, prisoner of war -- not three descriptions often befitting the same person, but Gertrude Sanford Legendre was all the above. The daughter of business magnate and politician John Sanford, Gertrude was a high-society American heiress with a penchant for exotic hunting. The 1920s debutante forwent finishing classes to join the OSS, where she was transferred to Paris. Legendre became the first female American prisoner of war when she was captured in northeast Paris and…

Socialite, big game hunter, prisoner of war -- not three descriptions often befitting the same person, but Gertrude Sanford Legendre was all the above. The daughter of business magnate and politician John Sanford, Gertrude was a high-society American heiress with a penchant for exotic hunting. The 1920s debutante forwent finishing classes to join the OSS, where she was transferred to Paris. Legendre became the first female American prisoner of war when she was captured in northeast Paris and…

Ruth Beeley: St George's School, Hertfordshire England 2011. Sketchbook page for A Level Art Coursework final artwork, exploring the theme of war. Prisoners of war are depicted using biro pen on an ink and acrylic background.

War: A Personal Connection (A Level Art)

Ruth Beeley: St George's School, Hertfordshire England 2011. Sketchbook page for A Level Art Coursework final artwork, exploring the theme of war. Prisoners of war are depicted using biro pen on an ink and acrylic background.

German soldiers inspect Sq/Ldr Geoffrey Dalton Stephenson's Supermarine Spitfire MK1 N3200 (RAF 19 Squadron) coded 'QV', after it was shot down on a beach at Sangatte, near Calais, while covering the evacuation of the Dunkirk beaches during Operation Dynamo, on May 26, 1940. Geoff spent the war in a number of German prison camps, making many escape attempts, and eventually was sent to Colditz Castle, the ultimate high security German prisoner of war camp. He was part of the team that built…

German soldiers inspect Sq/Ldr Geoffrey Dalton Stephenson's Supermarine Spitfire MK1 N3200 (RAF 19 Squadron) coded 'QV', after it was shot down on a beach at Sangatte, near Calais, while covering the evacuation of the Dunkirk beaches during Operation Dynamo, on May 26, 1940. Geoff spent the war in a number of German prison camps, making many escape attempts, and eventually was sent to Colditz Castle, the ultimate high security German prisoner of war camp. He was part of the team that built…

Prisoners of War Betrayed - YouTube

Prisoners of War Betrayed - YouTube

Angels of Bataan served during the Battle of the Philippines (1941–42). When Bataan and Corregidor fell, 11 Navy nurses, 66 army nurses, and 1 nurse-anesthetist were captured and imprisoned in and around Manila. They continued to serve as a nursing unit throughout their status as prisoners of war. After years of hardship, they were finally liberated in February 1945.- Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Angels of Bataan served during the Battle of the Philippines (1941–42). When Bataan and Corregidor fell, 11 Navy nurses, 66 army nurses, and 1 nurse-anesthetist were captured and imprisoned in and around Manila. They continued to serve as a nursing unit throughout their status as prisoners of war. After years of hardship, they were finally liberated in February 1945.- Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Prisoner of war - Naked Soviet prisoners of war in Mauthausen concentration camp 1943

Prisoner of war - Naked Soviet prisoners of war in Mauthausen concentration camp 1943

A Boche prisoner, wounded and muddy is led along a railway track as British Army infantrymen return from another push on the battlefield

Queen attends Battle of the Somme vigil on centenary

A Boche prisoner, wounded and muddy is led along a railway track as British Army infantrymen return from another push on the battlefield

Men from the 359th Infantry Regiment escort some German prisoners of war captured in Doncols. The picture was taken near the village of Berlé on January 11th 1945 (NARA - Danny Parker). #ww2weapons #ww2history #battleofthebulge #ww2 #warpics #warhistory #worldwar2 #worldwar #worldwarii #worldwartwo #usarmy #wwii #wwiimemorial #bandofbrothers #currahee #tanks #ww2tanks #history #war #veterans #relics #metaldetecting #historian #airborne #1944 #bastogne

Men from the 359th Infantry Regiment escort some German prisoners of war captured in Doncols. The picture was taken near the village of Berlé on January 11th 1945 (NARA - Danny Parker). #ww2weapons #ww2history #battleofthebulge #ww2 #warpics #warhistory #worldwar2 #worldwar #worldwarii #worldwartwo #usarmy #wwii #wwiimemorial #bandofbrothers #currahee #tanks #ww2tanks #history #war #veterans #relics #metaldetecting #historian #airborne #1944 #bastogne

Andersonville: Prisoner of War Camp (11) Examine conditions of the Civil War's most notorious prison, and learn how inmates were able to cope. (National Park) Learn how a classroom teacher uses this lesson.

Andersonville: Prisoner of War Camp (11) Examine conditions of the Civil War's most notorious prison, and learn how inmates were able to cope. (National Park) Learn how a classroom teacher uses this lesson.

An improvised camp for Soviet POWs. Between June 1941 and January 1942, the Nazis killed an estimated 2.8 million Soviet prisoners of war, whom they viewed as "subhuman".

An improvised camp for Soviet POWs. Between June 1941 and January 1942, the Nazis killed an estimated 2.8 million Soviet prisoners of war, whom they viewed as "subhuman".

Prisoners of War 1.01 - Homecoming  Description: De onderhandelingen over de vrijlating van drie Israëlische militairen zijn succesvol geweest: Nimrod Klien Uri Zach and Amiel Ben Chorin komen naar huis. Amiel is tijdens zijn krijgsgevangenschap om het leven gekomen de andere twee hebben het overleefd en worden nu eindelijk herenigd met hun dierbaren.  Price: 1.49  Meer informatie

Prisoners of War 1.01 - Homecoming Description: De onderhandelingen over de vrijlating van drie Israëlische militairen zijn succesvol geweest: Nimrod Klien Uri Zach and Amiel Ben Chorin komen naar huis. Amiel is tijdens zijn krijgsgevangenschap om het leven gekomen de andere twee hebben het overleefd en worden nu eindelijk herenigd met hun dierbaren. Price: 1.49 Meer informatie

Prisoners of war - An executed US Army POW of the US 21st Infantry Regiment killed By the N. Koreans July 9, 1950.

Prisoners of war - An executed US Army POW of the US 21st Infantry Regiment killed By the N. Koreans July 9, 1950.

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