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Prisoner at war

Scott Blakey

Prisoner at war

the survival of Commander Richard A. Stratton

by Scott Blakey

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Penguin Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Vietnam (Democratic Republic)
    • Subjects:
    • Stratton, Richard A., 1931-,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Prisoners and prisons, North Vietnamese.,
    • Prisoners of war -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Prisoners of war -- Vietnam (Democratic Republic) -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementScott Blakey.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS559.4 .B56 1979
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 397 p., [4] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages397
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4410288M
      ISBN 100140052259
      LC Control Number79013708
      OCLC/WorldCa4982963

      Prisoner at War-The Survival of Commander Richard A. Stratton by Scott Blakey A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the  › eBay › Books › Nonfiction. Labour The image of prisoners of war behind barbed wire in the prisoner of war camp was one of the most widespread images of the war. However, it was also rather misleading as by states and armies had started to think differently about how best to house and treat ://

      COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus   Prisoner of war (POW), any person captured or interned by a belligerent power during war. In the strictest sense it is applied only to members of regularly organized armed forces, but by broader definition it has also included guerrillas, civilians who take up arms against an enemy openly, or noncombatants associated with a military ://

      The book relates the path that most German-held POWs, or “kriegies”, took after capture: from the front lines to solitary confinement and interrogation at Dulag Luft, through a long and uncertain journey through Germany, to the final destination – for Richard, Stalag Luft 1, near Barth on the Baltic Abstract. More individuals have experienced a prisoner of war or hostage situation than most people realize. There were over , American service personnel captured during World War II alone; over 7, were taken POW during the Korean War; and nearly returned from Vietnam to U.S. control during Operation Homecoming in the spring of


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