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  • British Prisoners Being
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    A U.S. TRANSPORT plane touched down at Guantanamo Bay at about 2: 15 p.m. ET. Speaking on condition of anonymity, military officials told NBC that about 15 detainees were aboard the flight, including some who were unable to walk because of their wounds. White military trucks drove onto the runway, apparently to help bring the disabled prisoners on stretchers to secure facilities at the U.S. base, NBC News' Mary Murray reported from an observation point near Guantanamo. The wounded will be evalua...
  • True Winners In Relationship Wars
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    The cries of joy were deafening as people gathered in the streets. People ran around hugging and kissing strangers. In a sense, the news was totally unexpected. Japan had just surrendered. VJ Day, as it is now called, produced great celebration. Everyone was relieved that we would not have to endure a bloody invasion of Japan. We would not have to sacrifice 200,000 more men to end the war. During the war, millions of lives were put on hold. Now that the war is over, people could start living the...
  • Civil War At Andersonville Prison
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    When one turns on the television today they are made witness to all the crimes that are present in society. It is impossible to sit through thirty-five minutes of news without anger and rage becoming aroused. This is because society is bothered by infinitesimal paraphernalia. Society also believes in human rights and punishment for those who violate such rights. Yet what constitutes humanity? Ever sit there and watch the news and wonder just how far humanity reaches? When is it time to say this ...
  • Prisoner Exchange Regulations
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    andersonville Prison: The Civil War's Death Camp The first time that confining large amounts of prisoners of war was dealt was during the American Civil War (Roberts, 12). Both the Union and the Confederacy had regulations that said the P.O.W.'s had to be treated humanely, one of them saying that a wounded prisoner would be taken to the back of the army and be treated with the rest of the soldiers (14). There were also prisoner exchange regulations, where a captured general would be worth sixty ...
  • Emotional Impact The Civil War
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    Emotional Impact of The Civil War The Civil War began July 1861 when Union troops set out for Richmond, Virginia. They met Confederate forces soon after the left at a small stream in Virginia called Bull Run. The carnage that followed showed the nation that the war was anything but civil. In this war fathers fought sons, brothers fought brothers, and families fought themselves. This no doubt left emotional scars for everyone involved. An example of the emotional impact that the war had left on t...
  • Prisoners Of War
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    Prisoners of War BY: Presented to: Mrs. Prova to ENG 2 A 0-04 Wednesday December 8, 1993 Dear: The International Red Cross am writing a letter to you today to mention how the prisoners of war were treated throughout the second world war. If you have never been a Prisoner of War (POW), you are extremely lucky. The prisoners of war during the World War II, (1939-1945) were treated poorly with no respect or consideration and were given the living conditions worse than animals. It was an extremely b...
  • Conventions Of Geneva To Their Prisoners
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    As immigrants from West Africa, especially the Ivory Coast, we have witnessed many wars around our country. In fact, from 1964 to 1998, many African countries such as Liberia, Burkina, Faso and Ghana have experienced civil wars. The lack of respect for the country's constitution by political leaders is the main reason that these wars have occurred. The recent civil war in my country the Ivory Coast is a prime example. Government members who made a mistake caused the Civil war stated on September...

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