Socialite, big game hunter, prisoner of war -- not three descriptions often befitting the same person, but Gertrude Sanford Legendre was all the above. The daughter of business magnate and politician John Sanford, Gertrude was a high-society American heiress with a penchant for exotic hunting. The 1920s debutante forwent finishing classes to join the OSS, where she was transferred to Paris. Legendre became the first female American prisoner of war when she was captured in northeast Paris and…

Socialite, big game hunter, prisoner of war -- not three descriptions often befitting the same person, but Gertrude Sanford Legendre was all the above. The daughter of business magnate and politician John Sanford, Gertrude was a high-society American heiress with a penchant for exotic hunting. The 1920s debutante forwent finishing classes to join the OSS, where she was transferred to Paris. Legendre became the first female American prisoner of war when she was captured in northeast Paris and…

Crew of the USS New Jersey watch as a Japanese prisoner of war is shaved, deloused and bathes himself, December 17 1944 [[MORE]] “ Crew of USS New Jersey (BB-62) watch as a Japanese prisoner of war is...

Crew of the USS New Jersey watch as a Japanese prisoner of war is shaved, deloused and bathes himself, December 17 1944 [[MORE]] “ Crew of USS New Jersey (BB-62) watch as a Japanese prisoner of war is...

Prisoners of War: Season One [3 Discs] [DVD], 26554242

Prisoners of War: Season One [3 Discs] [DVD]

Prisoners of War: Season One [3 Discs] [DVD], 26554242

Request a FREE 2014 National POW/MIA Recognition Day poster.  NOTE: Click on the Order Poster black button in the right side of the page.

Request a FREE 2014 National POW/MIA Recognition Day poster. NOTE: Click on the Order Poster black button in the right side of the page.

Andersonville Prisoners - Was Your Ancestor in a Civil War Prison? More than 13,000 Union prisoners of war died at Andersonville prison during the Civil War.  Although probably the most notorious, Andersonville was certainly not the only Civil War prison. Lots of great links too.

Andersonville Prisoners - Was Your Ancestor in a Civil War Prison? More than 13,000 Union prisoners of war died at Andersonville prison during the Civil War. Although probably the most notorious, Andersonville was certainly not the only Civil War prison. Lots of great links too.

Aaron Huey: America's native prisoners of war via TED. This is the rest of the story. 200 million natives were killed by the Spanish and European and they took the sacred land.

Aaron Huey: America's native prisoners of war via TED. This is the rest of the story. 200 million natives were killed by the Spanish and European and they took the sacred land.

Rolling Stone Reported on The President's Traitor in June 7 2012:  America's Last Prisoner of War Three years ago, a 23-year-old soldier walked off his base in Afghanistan and into the hands of the Taliban. Now he’s a crucial pawn in negotiations to end the war.  Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/americas-last-prisoner-of-war-20120607#ixzz33nAeIN52

America's Last Prisoner of War

Rolling Stone Reported on The President's Traitor in June 7 2012: America's Last Prisoner of War Three years ago, a 23-year-old soldier walked off his base in Afghanistan and into the hands of the Taliban. Now he’s a crucial pawn in negotiations to end the war. Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/americas-last-prisoner-of-war-20120607#ixzz33nAeIN52

WW1 Prisoner of War Art, Trench Art, Argentinian Stamps ,Prisoner of War Art, Stamps, WW1 Collectables, Picture Frames, Beadwork, Old Stamps - pinned by pin4etsy.com

WW1 Prisoner of War Art, Trench Art, Argentinian Stamps ,Prisoner of War Art, Stamps, WW1 Collectables, Picture Frames, Beadwork, Old Stamps

WW1 Prisoner of War Art, Trench Art, Argentinian Stamps ,Prisoner of War Art, Stamps, WW1 Collectables, Picture Frames, Beadwork, Old Stamps - pinned by pin4etsy.com

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