prisoners of war

Europe

Newly-Released Documents Describe 'Rampant' Cannibalism at Nazi Concentration Camps

The long-sealed testimonies also reveal the struggle of many who suffered to meet the strict criteria necessary to get compensation under an UK-Germany scheme for victims of Nazi persecution.
VICE News
3.31.16
Europe

Unexploded WWII Bomb Discovery Prompts Evacuation in East London

Up to one in 10 bombs dropped on the UK by Germany during World War 2 never exploded, due to manufacturing faults or sabotage by prisoners of war. It's thought thousands still litter the island.
Miriam Wells
8.11.15
americas

Seventy Years Later, Mitsubishi Apologizes for Using US POWs as Slaves During WWII

Japan's government has twice apologized to US POWs used as forced laborers during World War II, though this is believed to be the first apology from a major Japanese company.
VICE News
7.20.15
ukraine

Ukraine Prisoner Swap to Begin Despite Accusations of Truce Breaches

A rebel leader said prisoners of war would be transferred to Kiev on Saturday night.
Liz Fields
9.6.14
News

Finding Private Bowe Bergdahl - Part 3

In 2009 I was in Afghanistan and was involved in the search for Bergdahl from that first June morning he went missing.
Robert Young Pelton
8.14.14
Opinion and Analysis

Hey Everybody — Shut Up About Bowe Bergdahl

The US government made sure that a soldier in enemy hands made it home alive. This should not be fodder for the Political-Media Complex.
Ryan Faith
6.9.14
Crimea

The Russian Soldier Captured in Crimea May Not Be Russian, a Soldier, or Captured

When you wear a uniform with no markings during an invasion your country officially denies is taking place, are you a prisoner of war?
Ryan Faith
3.10.14