Submitted by Jason McDonald on July 25, 2011 - 3:55pm
Huge numbers of Allied POWs were captured between December 1941 and May 1942. After the fall of the Philippines, most Allied POWs were killed in the field rather than captured because the Japanese were cut off from relief.
Submitted by Jason McDonald on July 25, 2011 - 3:33pm
With the fall of Poland, thousands of POWs were taken by the German Army, and millions more before the war was over. The question of what to do with those POWs would lead to some of the worst atrocities of the war.
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