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Navy and Marine Decorations - Prisoner of War (POW) Medal
The Prisoner of War Medal will be issued only to U.S. and foreign civilians who have received credit for U.S. military service as determined by the Department of  ...
Prisoner of War Medal - US Military - About.com
The Prisoner of War Medal is issued only to those U.S. military personnel who were taken prisoner and held captive after 5 April 1917.
U.S. Military Code of Conduct Rules for Prisoners of War
The Code of Conduct, in six brief Articles, addresses those situations and decision areas that, to some degree, all military personnel could encounter. It includes ...
Geneva Conventions and Treatment of Prisoners of War
This issue summary provides background about the Geneva Conventions and treatment of prisoners of war. The context is the current war against terrorism and  ...
Code of Conduct for the Armed Forces of the United States
If I become a prisoner of war, I will keep faith with my fellow prisoners. I will give no information or take part in any action which might be harmful to my comrades.
The Geneva Conventions - US Military - About.com
The Third Geneva Convention was convened in 1929 and resulted in specific protections for prisoners of war. The Fourth Geneva Convention was signed in ...
Punic War POWs - Prisoners of War in Punic Wars
During the Punic Wars commanders were crucified, but not necessarily when they were prisoners of war. Other forms of torture were used on Punic War POWs.
Prisoner of War Treatment and the American Civil War - POWs
How were prisoners of war treated during the Civil War? Learn about military prisoners and their treatment by both the North and the South.
Repatriating Prisoners of War - US Military - About.com
Somebody asked me the other day about what happens when an American Prisoner of War (POW) is returned to United States control. It's a hard question to  ...
The Geneva Conventions - Article 118 - US Military - About.com
Prisoners of war shall be released and repatriated without delay after the cessation of active hostilities. In the absence of stipulations to the above effect in any ...
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