The face of William Eldridge, a former machine gunner with the U.S. Army 31st Infantry Regiment and survivor of the Bataan Death March here, March 24. Eldridge endured marching nearly 80 miles subject to conditions of extreme brutality under the Japanese, who held him along with 76,000 other allied forces members as prisoners of war during World War II. Holloman Air Force Base Public Affairs Office Photo by Daniel Liddicoet http://dvidshub.net/r/nc2akq
A map hidden inside of a deck of cards. During World War II, the United States Playing Card Company joined forces with American and British intelligence agencies to create a very special deck of cards. This deck was specifically created to help Allied prisoners of war escape from German POW camps. These decks when places in water could be peeled apart to reveal a hidden map.
St. Helena - Cronje General Piet Cronje commandant general of the Traansvaal Republic and his wife Hester were transported along with 1000 prisoners of war from Capetown to St Helena in the Bermudas where Napoleon Bonaparte died in 1821.
Andersonville National Historic Site - the most infamous Civil War Prison - Andersonville prison was the deadliest prisoner of war camp during the Civil War with a total of nearly 13,000 deaths. Over 40% of all Union prisoners of war who died during the Civil War perished at Andersonville.