McCain was a POW during the Vietnam war.
See website: Prisoner-of-war Camp (there is a list of POW camps on this site)
During war, when fighting against recognized nations; POW=Prisoner of War. During the Vietnam War, US POWs wore striped prison uniforms.
Prisoners of War; nearly all were downed airmen (shot down US airmen) over North Vietnam.
I wore a POW bracelet with the name of a soldier missing on it.
Everett Alvarez, Jr. Navy Commander (pilot)
Nearly 2,000 US servicemen were POW/MIA during the war.
Yes on both sides. Ps Vietnam was not a war it was a police action where any thing and any one was fair game.
Vice Admiral James B. Stockdale, USN.
POW camps for Communist Prisoners of War were operated by the South Vietnamese Government, with US Military Policemen detailed to each POW camp. See site: Prisoner-of-war Camp.
I am looking to contact a family member of a POW in Vietnam? I have this person's POW bracelet and would like to get it to them. Diana firstname.lastname@example.org
Prisoner of War (POW) camps dotted North Vietnam (as they did in South Vietnam). The Hanoi Hilton was but one of them. It, like nearly all of the POW camps located in North Vietnam, contained shot down US airmen.
Less than 1,000 US POWs were returned to the US in 1973.
Approximately 600 US POW's were returned to the US in 1973.
MIA/POW approximately 2,000.
Mccain does not have short arms because he was tortured when he was a POW in the Vietnam war. They are just short.
Nearly 2,000 men were MIA/POW.
POW is a Prisoner of War. Americans who were POWs of the North Vietnamese were generally treated very poorly, with many instances of food and sleep deprivation, actual physical torture, and psychological stressing.
McCain served approximately 6 1/2 years in the war, of which about 6 years was as a POW.
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McCain was a POW for over 5 years in a Prisoner of War camp near the capital of Hanoi in North Vietnam. The POW camp was nicknamed, the "Hanoi Hilton."
Arizona Senator John McCain served during the Vietnam War and as a POW was a prisoner for five and a half years .
Look up POW (topics) they're the men that usually experienced those devices.
John McCain, Republican candidate in 2008 was a POW .
yes. he was from my hometown. you can confirm on ancestry.com Vietnam pow database. he was returned alive.