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  • America's Civil War Magazine

    America’s Civil War Review: Andersonville

    Directed by John Frankenheimer Andersonville, undoubtedly the Confederacy’s most notorious prison camp, has been the subject of fiction, nonfiction, stage plays and films. This 1996 effort, a Turner Broadcasting System original directed...

  • Civil War Times Magazine

    CWT Book Review: I Fear I Shall Never Leave This Island

    I Fear I Shall Never Leave This Island: Life in a Civil War Prison David R. Bush; University of Florida Press Archaeologist David Bush spent more than 20 years excavating the Union prison camp near Sandusky, Ohio, and investigating the...

  • Civil War Times Magazine

    Lives on the Line

    High-stakes gamesmanship put Confederate and Union POWs on notice for execution following the Battle of Brandy Station. CAPTAIN HENRY W. Sawyer spurred his horse forward, leading Company K of the 1st New Jersey Cavalry into the melee with...

  • World War II Magazine

    Mystery of London Cage

    Did interrogators at a secret British facility go too far in extracting information from German POWs? In the summer of 1940, just after the Dunkirk evacuation and as Britain girded for a possible German invasion, the British War Office...

  • World War II Magazine

    World War II- Letters from Readers October 2012

    Rising Satisfaction I READ WITH GREAT INTEREST your article “Revolt…and Betrayal” in the May/June issue. My in-laws are Polish and I have heard stories about the Resistance and the August Rising for many years; my mother-in-law was a...

  • MHQ Magazine

    The Pilot, the Prince, and the Rescue

    A U.S. airman teamed with a Romanian noble to save 1,161 Americans during World War II. Lieutenant Colonel James A. Gunn III was on his hands and knees, stuffed into a cramped, dark, and cold compartment on an Me-109G-6. The space had been...

  • Vietnam Magazine

    POWs Party in Style

    Just weeks after their release from North Vietnamese prisons, former American POWs were feted at a White House gala of epic proportions. THE MOST POPULAR socialites in Washington were denied entry. Power brokers in Congress were left out...

  • Vietnam Magazine

    Free at Last: Operation Homecoming

    Forty years ago, Operation Homecoming saw nearly 600 American POWs freed—and began the task of accounting for those still missing. Oh, the unsettling stories that former prisoners of the Vietnam War could tell on the 40th anniversary of...

  • Vietnam Magazine

    Vietnam News October 2013

    POWs Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Nixon White House Dinner Two hundred former Vietnam War POWs gathered in the reproduced East Wing of the White House at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda, Calif., on May 24...

  • Vietnam Magazine

    Vietnam Book Review: Lessons From the Hanoi Hilton

    Lessons From the Hanoi Hilton: Six Characteristics of High-Performance Teams by Peter Fretwell and Taylor Baldwin Kiland, Naval Institute Press, 2013 Very few readers of this magazine are unaware of what happened to the American pilots...

  • Vietnam Magazine

    Vietnam News December 2013

    Is JPAC Missing in Action? An internal review of the Joint Prisoners of War/Missing in Action Accounting Command (JPAC) program, created to retrieve the remains of soldiers missing from previous wars, has drawn allegations of...

  • America's Civil War Magazine

    America’s Civil War Book Review: The World’s Largest Prison

    The World’s Largest Prison: The Story of Camp Lawton John K. Derden, Mercer University Press 2012, $35 Archaeological work done at the site of a Civil War prison camp in the piney woods near Millen, Ga., led to its public resurrection,...