Captain Humbert Roque “Rocky” Versace put up such a fight in captivity, Viet Cong executed him out of frustration. He was last heard singing “God Bless America”. He was later awarded the Medal of Honor
Prisoners of War from the Allied forces eating food after being liberated from a Japanese Prisoner of War camp in Taiwan (Formosa). (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images) - My paternal uncle had been a POW in a Japanese camp
Ruth Beeley: St George's School, Hertfordshire England 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.
Aaron Huey's effort to photograph poverty in America led him to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, where the struggle of the native Lakota people -- appalling, and largely ignored -- compelled him to refocus.
Confederate monument Elmira, NY: Elmira Prison was a prisoner-of-war camp constructed by the Union Army in Elmira, New York, during the American Civil War to house captive Confederate soldiers. Where my gggrandfather Abraham Winkler is buried.
Andersonville Prison - A Confederate prison in Georgia during the Civil War. It housed Union prisoners of war even though it was only build for The conditions were so horrid 100 men a day died during the summer months. Many were starved to death.
Isabelle Perico Enjady, Chiricahuah Apache Prisoner Of War, 1886-1914