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Stories with subject: Prisoners of war
  • World War II vet opens up about captivity 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 1:26 pm
  • BUHL, Idaho - A sleeve full of potatoes.

  • Tearful ceremony as Colorado WWII vet gets medal 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 10:49 pm
  • LAKEWOOD, Colorado - A World War II veteran from Arvada was surrounded by his four sons and several grandchildren and great grandchildren as he was awarded a Prisoner of War medal.

  • Moving work by Colin Firth anchors 'Railway Man' 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 11:25 am
  • There are, of course, different ways to make war movies. Some are sweeping, some more intimate. Some are visceral and raw, and some take a more understated approach.

  • Cambodia repatriates 3 possible US MIA remains 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 9:28 am
  • PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - A ceremony was held in Cambodia on Wednesday to repatriate what are believed to be the remains of three American servicemen who went missing in action more than 40 years ago during the Vietnam War.

  • Hagel acts to improve POW-MIA accounting effort 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 5:14 pm
  • WASHINGTON - In a bid to improve the government's accounting for missing U.S. war dead, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Monday he is establishing a new Pentagon agency with more focused authority and innovative approaches.

  • Jeremiah Denton, Vietnam POW and ex-senator, dies 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 5:50 pm
  • Prisoner of war Jeremiah Denton declared his loyalty to the U.S. government during a 1966 interview for what was supposed to be a propaganda film. But his enraged captors missed his more covert message: "T-O-R-T-U-R-E," blinked into the camera in Morse code, a dispatch that would alert the U.S. military to the conditions he endured.

  • Officials remember Vietnam POW, ex-Sen. Denton 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 5:46 pm
  • MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Reaction from officials to the death of former Alabama Sen. Jeremiah Denton on Friday: