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Prisoners of War

Down to Bedrock: The Diary and Secret Notes of a Far East

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In some cases rescue raids may have prevented additiinal murder. Duane has provided in his impressive research the most complete and accurate account of these events I have read." Military executions remained rare, however. During the summer of 1862, only 12 percent of convicted deserters were sentenced to die, and of those, 40 percent were pardoned. In addition, cases of epilepsy and of madness were identified due to physical or moral persecutions undergone in the camps.

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Under the Wire

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The Pentagon and US State Department should record and make public all deaths and injuries in the war zones, including those of US troops, contractors (US and foreign citizens), civilians, and opposition fighters. Lazar, S., 2010, “The Responsibility Dilemma for Killing in War:, A Review Essay”, Philosophy & Public Affairs, 38(2): 180–213. –––, 2012a, “Morality & Law of War”, in Companion to Philosophy of Law, Andrei Marmor (ed.), New York: Routledge: 364–79. –––, 2012b, “Necessity in Self-Defense and War”, Philosophy & Public Affairs, 40(1): 3–44. –––, 2013, “Associative Duties and the Ethics of Killing in War”, Journal of Practical Ethics, 1(1): 3–48. –––, 2014, “National Defence, Self-Defence, and the Problem of Political Aggression”, in Fabre and Lazar 2014: 11–39. –––, 2015a, “Risky Killing and the Ethics of War”, Ethics, 126(1): 91–117. –––, 2015b, “Authority, Oaths, Contracts, and Uncertainty in War”, Thought: A Journal of Philosophy, 4(1): 52–58. –––, forthcoming-a, “Complicity, Collectives, and Killing in War”, Law and Philosophy. –––, forthcoming-b, “Authorization and the Morality of War”, Australasian Journal of Philosophy.

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The Longest Winter: The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic

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Hart Island was a prisoner-of-war camp for four months in 1865. 3,413 captured Confederate soldiers were housed on the island. 235 died in the camp, and their remains, along with those of Union soldiers buried there, were moved to Cypress Hills Cemetery Brooklyn in 1941. It is alleged that one man and two women (un-named) struggled and fought with their guards prior to being hanged, although the others seemed to accept their fate calmly. The plan was for Colonel Franco to capture the town of Charagua and cut the main supply road from the city of Santa Cruz to Villa Montes.

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WIRE AND WALLS: RAF POWs in Spangenburg, Thorn, Lubeck and

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But in that time the Germans worked on local farms and were able to come and go with a 10pm curfew. Upon the outbreak of hostilities, each Party to the conflict shall notify the adverse Party of the laws and regulations allowing or forbidding its own nationals to accept liberty on parole or promise. Prisoners of war shall be permitted to receive remittances of money addressed to them individually or collectively. Topographical engineers began conducting geological surveys, and by 1853, U.

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Sketches Of The Character, Conduct, And Treatment Of The

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Description: 16 letters from Jacob Kent Langhorne to his family. 11 letters, Sept 1862 - Jan 1863 were written from VMI; 5 letters written after he joined the second Virginia Cavalry. In March 1999, the Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia published a 192 page report by the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade called: Report on the Loss of HMAS Sydney. They cut it small pieces and fried it." [19] the Japanese started selecting prisoners and everyday one prisoner was taken out and killed and eaten by the soldiers.

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We Were Next to Nothing: An American POW's Account of

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Failure to comply with instructions would merit a beating. Of the 80,000 WAVES in the war, a total of 72 black women served, normally under integrated conditions. Abstract: Letters sent to Infraham’s parents regarding his work in the quartermaster store at Fort Pulaski, South Carolina. The commissioners were grossly unfair in their conduct of the trial. In fact, the two aspects often seemed to refer to each other in that native fighters were regarded as "uncivilised" because their military organisation and their way of fighting did not resemble those of regular armies. 63 Later, in the wars of decolonisation the question of the treatment of prisoners was often entangled with the perceived legitimacy of their cause.

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Retreat and Retribution in Afghanistan 1842: Two Journals of

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The Korean War Veterans Memorial opened on July 27th 1995 to mark the 42nd anniversary of the Korean War armistice. Roper, was in the 59th Coast Artillery Regiment and was captured on Corregidor) gives a new insight into life of the POWs. Pile of patterned and experts you are actually very much appreciate your had gotten when the.. Officially, the imperial constitution, adopted under Emperor Meiji, gave full powers to the Emperor.

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Nippon's Guest: A Sailor POW in Japan

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Prisoners' representatives of labour detachment shall enjoy the same facilities for communication with the prisoners' representatives of the principal camp. W. the Pro Grand Master, Lord Ampthill - the Gastvrijheid Lodge on the 31st May, 1919 (an account of which appeared in The Freemason (11), and the Willem van Oranje Lodge on the 14th July, 1919. On 7 May 1915, a German U-boat torpedoes the British ocean liner Lusitania, killing 1,198—including 128 Americans. In contrast, Italian prisoners were subject to particularly harsh treatment as Italy was perceived as having betrayed Germany by entering the war on the side of the Allies and, from 1917 on, Romanian prisoners of war were frequently singled out to be sent directly to work on the Western Front in very poor conditions with high death rates.

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Prisoner of the Rising Sun

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On the first flight to the Clark base, Captain Denton said, he told the men that on arrival he intended to salute the flag and fellow officers and to shake hands with military dignitaries there to greet them - Adm. Who is "The Horse" -- USMC POW in Russia or Hoax? It’s the evils of the Iberian Inquisition — which were evil — but not the evils of the Japanese equivalent in which, in the 40 years up to 1597, 50,000 Christians were publicly crucified, burned or beheaded.

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Memoirs of a Goldfish: Experiences of a World War II Bomber

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A Journal, of a Young Man of Massachusetts, Late a Surgeon on Board an American Privateer, Who Was Captured at Sea by the British ... and Was Confined First, at Melville Island, Halifax, Then at Chatham, in England, and Last at Dartmoor Prison; Interspersed with Observations, Anecdotes and Remarks, Tending to Illustrate the Moral and Political Characters of Three Nations; to Which Is Added, a Correct Engraving of Dartmoor Prison, Representing the Massacre of American Prisoners; Written by Himself. (Boston: Printed by Rowe and Hooper, 1816) New York State Library call number: N,973.5271,W32 The New York State Library has paper and microfilm copies of newspapers published between 1812 and 1815.

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