Articles related to prisoners of war
U.S. Military Code of Conduct Rules for Prisoners of War
The Code of Conduct (CoC) is the legal guide for the behavior of military members who are captured by hostile forces. The Code of Conduct, in six brief Articles, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Geneva Conventions and Treatment of Prisoners of War - US Politics
This issue summary provides background about the Geneva Conventions and treatment of prisoners of war. The context is the current war against terrorism and ...
The Bataan Death March during World War II - 20th Century History
The Bataan Death March was the forced march of American and Filipino prisoners of war by the Japanese during World War II. The 63-mile march began with ...
North Vietnamese Prisoner of War and Corpses Photos - Asian History
Prisoners and Corpses, Vietnam War. This gruesome photo shows how inured to death both sides became during the Vietnam War. North Vietnamese POWs ...
Prisoners of War and the American Civil War - American History
How were prisoners of war treated during the Civil War? Learn about military prisoners and their treatment by both the North and the South.
Canadian Prisoners of War at the Battle of Dieppe - Canadian POWs ...
Canadian prisoners of war led through Dieppe by German soldiers.
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 ...