Prisoners of the War
Prisoners in the concentration camp at Sachsenhausen, Germany
December 19, 1938. 242-HLB-3609-25. National Archives Identifier: 540175
Jewish civilians: copy of a German photograph taken during the destruction of the Warsaw Ghetto
Poland, 1943. 238-NT-282. National Archives Identifier: 540124
"We were getting our second wind now and started flattening out that bulge. We took 50,000 prisoners in December alone."
American soldier with captured Germans. Ca. 1944. 208-YE-105. National Archives Identifier: 12010189
"The endless procession of German prisoners captured with the fall of Aachen marching through the ruined city streets to captivity."
December 7, 1941. 80-G-32420. National Archives Identifier: 520601
Nuremberg Trials: looking down on the defendants' dock.
Ca. 1945-46. 238-NT-592. National Archives Identifier: 540127
"German Gen. Anton Dostler is tied to a stake before his execution by a firing squad in the Aversa stockade. The General was convicted and sentenced to death by an American military tribunal."
Aversa, Italy. Blomgren, December 1, 1945. 111-SC-225295. National Archives Identifier: 531326
"American prisoners of war celebrate the 4th of July in the Japanese prison camp of Casisange in Malaybalay, on Mindanao, P.I. It was against Japanese regulations and discovery would have meant death, but the men celebrated the occasion anyway."
July 4, 1942. 111-SC-333290. National Archives Identifier: 531352
"Marines unloading Japanese POW from a submarine returned from war patrol."
Lt. Comdr. Horace Bristol, ca. May 1945. 80-G-468228. National Archives Identifier: 520838
" Correspondents interview 'Tokyo Rose.' Iva Toguri, American-born Japanese."
September 1945. 80-G-490488. National Archives Identifier: 520994
" Japanese POW's at Guam, with bowed heads after hearing Emperor Hirohito make announcement of Japan's unconditional surrender."
August 15, 1945. 80-G-490320. National Archives Identifier: 520991
"Gaunt allied prisoners of war at Aomori camp near Yokohama cheer rescuers from U.S. Navy. Waving flags of the United States, Great Britain and Holland."
Japan, August 29, 1945. 80-G-490444. National Archives Identifier: 520992
The pictures described in this list are from the holdings of the Still Picture Branch (NNSP) of the National Archives and Records Administration.
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