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pow-wow

1. n. a meeting; a conference. (From an American Indian word.) Let’s have a pow-wow on that issue.
2. in. to hold a meeting or a conference. Let’s pow-wow on that tomorrow.
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Excluding officers, non-working NCOs, doctors, medical orderlies and also the non-medical orderlies who in effect acted as batmen to officers in POW camps for officers--Oflags--there were probably in the order of 4,000 to 4,500 Australians who performed some kind of labour for longer or shorter periods in Germany.
Stede, an Australian ex-POW, when he came to Singapore to donate his POW memorabilia to the museum, embodies similar sentiments:
Eventually, he is transported up the Ho Chi Minh Trail and imprisoned in Hanoi with other POWs.
Sometimes Ikeuchi seemed to want to help the POWs in their battle for survival.
The former POWs have told horrific stories of torture and degradation they endured in the prisoner camps Japan set up during World War II following its occupation of Singapore and other British colonies in East Asia.
SAVED BY THE BELL is about the Bell tolling for our nation and POWs and a World Heavyweight Champion who was and still is, in spirit fighting for and with POWMIA families.
The amputation occurred less than a week before soldiers of the 11th Armored Brigade liberated the Allied POWs on April 2, 1945.
In Allen's view, returned POWs and other prowar veterans who denounced antiwar protesters as enemies of the state had simply been corrupted by bitterness over their own experiences.
After Germany surrendered POWs were allowed out in the evening but had to be back at camp by 9.
Baghdadi said that on September 22, 1985, Baten personally executed 22 Iranian POWs under the age of 20 by firing a bullet into each of their heads while they were handcuffed.
Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) from 1978-1981, General Tighe was subsequently placed in charge of a Pentagon investigation into the live POW issue.
Homecomings: Returning POWs and the Legacies of Defeat in Postwar Germany.
As a direct result of the Korean War experience, POW training for members of the U.
1) Under the Geneva Conventions, captured combatants are entitled to POW status until any doubt regarding their status has been properly adjudicated by a "competent tribunal.
33 Months as a POW in Stalag Luft III: A World War II Airman Tells His Story.