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Kurdish Forces Capture Alaya Prison from Syrian Government; Qamishli, Syria, April 2016

Kurdish Forces Capture Alaya Prison from Syrian Government; Qamishli, Syria, April 2016

Taken on 2016-04-21

Pro-Government forces and guards in Alaya Prison surrender to Kurdish Forces.

Source: Hassan Ridha/Twitter

Uploaded by parkinth on 2016-05-11

ISIS Fighters Captured by Kurdish Forces in Tal Abyad, June 2015

ISIS Fighters Captured by Kurdish Forces in Tal Abyad, June 2015

Taken on 2015-06-15

ISIS Fighters Captured by Kurdish People's Protection Units in Tal Abyad, June 2015

Source: Kovan Direj/Twitter

Uploaded by parkinth on 2015-06-16

Mass Execution of Syrian Government Soldiers by ISIS in Palmyra Amphitheatre; Syria, May 2015

Mass Execution of Syrian Government Soldiers by ISIS in Palmyra Amphitheatre; Syria, May 2015

Taken on 2015-05-27

ISIS filled up the Palmyra Amphitheatre for the mass execution of 25 Syrian government soldiers. The soldiers were captured during the battle for Palmyra and Al-Sukhnah. *According to the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which received a copy of the video, the execution occurred on May 27, shortly after ISIS fighters took over the ancient city.

Source: Jenan Moussa/Twitter, Zaid Benjamin/Twitter

Uploaded by parkinth on 2015-07-05

Syrian Army Prisoners in a Truck, Al Tabqah Syria, August 2014

Syrian Army Prisoners in a Truck, Al Tabqah Syria, August 2014

Taken on 2014-08-24

Syrian Army Prisoners in a IS truck before their execution.

Source: Raqqa-SL/Islamic State

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-09-06

Syrian Army Prisoners, Al Tabqah Syria, August 2014

Syrian Army Prisoners, Al Tabqah Syria, August 2014

Taken on 2014-08-24

Syrian Army captives of IS after the fall of Al Tabqah airbase.

Source: Raqqa-SL/Islamic State

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-09-06

Syrian Army Prisoners After the Fall of Al Tabqah Airbase, Al Tabqah Syria, August 2014

Syrian Army Prisoners After the Fall of Al Tabqah Airbase, Al Tabqah Syria, August 2014

Taken on 2014-08-24

Syrian Army Prisoners After the Fall of Al Tabqah Airbase to IS fighters.

Source: Raqqa-SL/Islamic State

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-09-06

IS Jihadists March Syrian Army Prisoners in Desert Near Raqqa, August 2014

IS Jihadists March Syrian Army Prisoners in Desert Near Raqqa, August 2014

Taken on 2014-08-23

Photos posted online appeared to show dozens of men being marched through the desert. Jihadist militants from Islamic State (IS) appear to have executed "dozens" of Syrian army soldiers, activists say. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the soldiers were captured while attempting to flee to Hama province after IS stormed the Tabqa airbase.

Source: IS Photo/via BBC

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2014-08-28

Iranian POW's Captured by Iraq

Iranian POW's Captured by Iraq

Taken on 1988-06-17

'A group of Iranian prisoners (POWs) of war captured by Iraqi troops in the northern sector in an Iraqi offensive last week (between 9th and 14th of June 1988) during which the Iranians were diven out of five strategic mounts.'

Source: Iraq News Agency/Wikipedia

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2014-08-09

Soviet Troops Capture Mujahideen Prisoners, 1987

Soviet Troops Capture Mujahideen Prisoners, 1987

Taken on 1987-06-15

'Soviet Army in Afgan, Vardak, 1987. Afgans Prisoners.'

Source: E.Kuvakin/Wikipedia

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2014-08-24

Argentine Prisoners of War, Port Stanley, June 1982

Argentine Prisoners of War, Port Stanley, June 1982

Taken on 1982-06-16

Argentine Prisoners of War

Source: Kenneth Ian Griffiths

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-08-17

Iranian Troops with Iraqi POW's

Iranian Troops with Iraqi POW's

Taken on 1982-05-01

'In re-taking Khorramshahr, the Iranians captured some 19,000 soldiers from a demoralized Iraqi Army in 1982.'

Source: Eleland/Wikipedia

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2014-08-04

Viet Cong Carry Wounded US POW To Prisoner Exchange, South Vietnam, 1973

Viet Cong Carry Wounded US POW To Prisoner Exchange, South Vietnam, 1973

Taken on 1973-02-03

Viet Cong Carry Wounded US POW To Prisoner Exchange, South Vietnam, 1973

Source: Wikipedia

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-24

Viet Cong Insurgent Awaits Interrogation, Tet Offensive, South Vietnam, 1968

Viet Cong Insurgent Awaits Interrogation, Tet Offensive, South Vietnam, 1968

Taken on 1968-01-31

Viet Cong attacked on an unprecedented scale throughout South Vietnam during the Tet Offensive of 1968. Tet Offensive, date unknown.

Source: National Archives and Records Administration

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-22

Released Prisoner After One Month in Viet Cong Prison Camp, South Vietnam, 1966

Released Prisoner After One Month in Viet Cong Prison Camp, South Vietnam, 1966

Taken on 1966-01-01

"The effects of just one month spent in a Viet Cong prison camp show on 23-year-old Le Van Than, who had defected from the Communist forces and joined the Government side, was recaptured by the Viet Cong and deliberately starved." Date unknown.

Source: National Archives and Records Administration

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-24

Japanese Secret Policeman Interrogated Regarding Sandakan Death March, Borneo, October 1945

Japanese Secret Policeman Interrogated Regarding Sandakan Death March, Borneo, October 1945

Taken on 1945-10-26

"Sergeant Hosotani Naoji (left, seated) of the Kenpeitai (Japanese secret police) at Sandakan is interrogated by Squadron Leader F. G. Birchall (second right) of the Missing Servicemen Section and U. S. Army Sergeant Mamo (right) of the Allied Translator and Interpreter Service on October 26, 1945. Naoji confessed to shooting two Australian POWs and five Chinese civilians."

Source: Australian War Museum/Wikipedia

Uploaded by northway on 2014-09-07

Japanese Troops Surrender to Chinese, China, 1945

Japanese Troops Surrender to Chinese, China, 1945

Taken on 1945-09-02

"In less than two weeks the Kwantung Army, which was the primary Japanese fighting force, consisting of over a million men but lacking in adequate armor, artillery, or air support, had been destroyed by the Soviets. Japanese Emperor Hirohito officially capitulated to the Allies on August 15, 1945, and the official surrender was signed aboard the battleship USS Missouri on September 2, 1945." Exact date unknown.

Source: Wikipedia

Uploaded by northway on 2014-09-10

Japanese Civilians Reading US Propaganda Leaflets, Okinawa, Japan, 1945

Japanese Civilians Reading US Propaganda Leaflets, Okinawa, Japan, 1945

Taken on 1945-08-01

"Overcoming the civilian resistance on Okinawa was aided by U.S. propaganda leaflets, one of which is being read by a prisoner awaiting transport." Date unknown.

Source: army.mil/Wikipedia

Uploaded by northway on 2014-09-07

Indian POW in Hong Kong After Liberation, 1945

Indian POW in Hong Kong After Liberation, 1945

Taken on 1945-08-01

"An Indian prisoner of war from Hong Kong after liberation in 1945." Date unknown.

Source: Imperial War Museums/Wikipedia

Uploaded by northway on 2014-09-13

Japanese POWs, Okinawa, Japan, June 1945

Japanese POWs, Okinawa, Japan, June 1945

Taken on 1945-06-27

"A group of Japanese prisoners taken on the isle of Okuku in June 1945."

Source: Library of Congress/Wikipedia

Uploaded by northway on 2014-09-07

Japanese POW, Okinawa, Japan, June 1945

Japanese POW, Okinawa, Japan, June 1945

Taken on 1945-06-01

"A Japanese prisoner of war sits behind barbed wire after he and 306 others were captured within the last 24 hours of the battle by 6th Marine Division."

Source: Wikipedia

Uploaded by northway on 2014-09-07

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