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Grave MarkersIn the summer of 1867 someone photographed the prisoners' graves from this same perspective. Names and unit numbers in the historic photo match the information on the present headstones.The markers in the photograph are wooden headboa…
27th Bombardment GroupUnited States Army Air Corps1225 airmen of the 27th Bombardment Group (L) left Savannah, Georgia and arrived in Manila, Philippine Islands on 20 Nov 1941. Their dive bombers did not arrive in time to stem the Japanese attack …
American Ex-Prisoners of WarFounded on April 14, 1942, the American Ex-Prisoners of War have existed for the purpose of helping others. The organization of
former POWs (military and civilian), their spouses, families and civilian internees have h…
VermontTo the Vermonters who Perished at Andersonville
You are the sires of generations which are and which never will be
Oh beloved of widows and spinsters
Oh, unbearable loss of mothers and sisters
and brothers and fathers and orphans
In Honor of theUnited States ArmyOfficers and Enlisted MenAs Prisoners of Warin OFLAG 64 and 64ZSzubin, Poland and Schokken, Poland6 June 1943 · 21 January 1945Senior American OfficersCol. Thomas D. Drake · Col. Paul R. GoodeLt. …
"...The Bataan garrison was destroyed due to its dreadful handicaps, but no army in history more thoroughly accomplished its mission..." General of the Army Douglas MacArthur.
"This bronze is presented to the Andersonville National…
In honor and memory of the U.S. Army Air Force and U.S. Navy airmen who lost their lives while prisoners of war at Hiroshima, Japan, the day of the bomb-August 6, 1945.
*S/Sgt. Charles O. Baumgartner-USAAF *2nd/Lt. Durden Looper-USAAF *2nd /Lt. …
Erected by and in honor of all Americans held Prisoners of War in a German prison camp known as Salag XVII-B in Krems Austria 1943-1945 and in memory of all Americans held as POW'S in European Theatre in WWII.
This photograph was taken in August 1864 from a sentry box just downslope from here. The photographer was A.J. Riddle, who was preparing a report for the Confederate government.
Riddle's seven glass-plate negatives were apparently the only phot…
Sentry boxes or "pigeon-roosts" were mounted every 100 feet along the top of the stockade. The guards there had orders to shoot any prisoner who crossed the deadline. Otherwise they had little control over conditions inside.
Perched above the c…