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Stories with subject: Prisoners of war
  • Former POW returning to Japan 
    Updated: Sep-26-15 2:56 pm

    SANDPOINT, Idaho - Put yourself in his boots: A young Marine radio operator, still in his teens, stationed in Peking, China. He was part of a small, 130-man support unit stationed at the U.S. Embassy there. The young staff sergeant and his fellow soldiers "lived like kings" for more than a year after he enlisted and was sent from San Francisco to China in 1939.

  • 24-hour vigil honors prisoners and missing from Vietnam War 
    Updated: Sep-18-15 7:59 pm

    CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Michigan - A 24-hour vigil is under way in suburban Detroit to honor prisoners of war and those listed as missing in action who never returned to the U.S. from the Vietnam War.

  • Air Force group honors prisoners of war, missing in action 
    Updated: Sep-18-15 4:06 am

    SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, South Carolina - A group of Air Force sergeants is organizing an event to honor America's prisoners of war and those missing in action.

  • South Dakota governor recognizes POWs, MIAs this week 
    Updated: Sep-14-15 2:15 am

    PIERRE, South Dakota - Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed this week as POW/MIA Recognition Week in South Dakota and is asking residents to honor men and women who fought bravely for the nation's freedoms.