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US Accounts For 7 Lost POWs, 9 Soldiers Killed In Two Wars

Sixteen U.S. soldiers who died during World War II and the Korean War have been accounted for, according to the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA). Seven prisoners of war from WWII were accounted for, according to a series of press releases issued Monday by the DPAA. The servicemen were identified as Sgt. Jack H. Hohlfeld, […]

Ukraine Claims No Evidence It Shot Down Plane Carrying Own POWs

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Ukrainian officials say Russia has provided no credible evidence to back up their claims that their military shot down a military transport plane carrying Ukrainian prisoners to be exchanged for Russian prisoners. He said he did not. The Ukrainian agency handling the prisoner exchange said late on Friday that Russian authorities […]

Russia says Kyiv shot down plane carrying Ukrainian POWs

The Russian Defense Ministry claimed on Wednesday that Kiev shot down a transport plane carrying 65 Ukrainian prisoners en route to a prisoner exchange. Ministry strike saidAll 74 people on board were killed in what authorities called a “terrorist attack.” Russian lawmaker Andrei Kartapolov: 'It was completely intentional' told state media. “They knew very well […]

Armenia and Azerbaijan announce deal to exchange POWs and work toward peace treaty

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed Thursday to exchange prisoners and work toward a peace treaty hailed by the European Union as a major step toward peace in the long-troubled region. did. The two countries said in a joint statement that they “share the view that there is a historic chance to achieve […]

John Kelly corroborates stories about Trump hating on veterans, POWs

John Kelly has delivered a scathing rebuke of his former boss, former President Donald Trump, corroborating several damning accounts alleging disgusting disregard for military personnel. Former White House Chief of Staff Confirmed by CNN be 2020 Atlantic Story Trump claimed that when he visited Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day in 2017, he was confused […]

Explorers find WWII ship sunk with over 1,000 Allied POWs

A Japanese merchant ship sunk during World War II with more than 1,000 Allied prisoners on board has been found, officials said Saturday. The Montevideo Maru was torpedoed by a US submarine off the Philippines on 1 July 1942. It was Australia’s largest naval wartime loss with a total of 1,080 lives lost. A 12-day […]

Ukraine, Russia exchange POWs as Orthodox Christians celebrate a subdued Easter holiday

More than 100 Ukrainian prisoners of war have been released as part of a major Easter exchange with Russia, a senior official said Sunday. Since then, we have had our second holiday. Celebrations were curtailed due to security risks, and curfews barred believers from the customary all-night service, but Ukrainian officials and the public shared […]

More than 100 Ukrainian POWs released in prisoner swap with Russia

More than 100 Ukrainian prisoners have been released in prisoner exchanges with Russia, officials from both countries said on Saturday. Ukrainian presidential aide Andriy Yermak said 116 prisoners, including troops from Mariupol, guerrilla fighters in the Kherson region and snipers captured in the Battle of Bakhmut, had been released by trade, while Russian defense officials […]