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POW: Jehad Nga

Jehad Nga is a well respected photo journalist who travels around the world, photographing people in different regions. The photo series I’m featuring is a series of portraits of the Turkana people, an ethnic group located in Northern Kenya (Africa.) 131 more words

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GREAT DAYS THESE

Extract from the journal of Lt Francis Crouch, P.O.W, dated 29 March 1945:

“Great days these, every day the Americans get nearer and nearer and to judge from the rumours must certainly arrive either today, tomorrow or at any rate by the weekend.     259 more words

THIS IS HOPELESS

Not a reference to my still somewhat limited mobility (though life without crutches is a joy) but a direct lift from my father’s journal of exactly 70 years ago.  183 more words

Senators Warren and Rubio Introduce Bipartisan Bill Honoring POW/MIA Servicemembers

(Below is a press release from Senator Elizabeth Warren’s office.  This bill would establish a commemorative chair on the U.S. Capitol Grounds.  Read the bill… 786 more words

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Fepows – Far Eastern POWs

Countless films and books concerned with the Second World War have, through the decades, concentrated on Europe and the Holocaust and the Far East prisoners of war have barely been mentioned.   649 more words

History

Fepows

Fepows – Far Eastern POWs

Countless films and books concerned with the Second World War have, through the decades, concentrated on Europe and the Holocaust and the Far East prisoners of war have barely been mentioned.   649 more words

History