Summarizes numbers of U.S. prisoners of war (POW) and missing in action (MIA) in 20th century wars, including the Vietnam, Korea, Persian Gulf, and Cold Wars, describes the POW/MIA investigation and policy process, considers whether some POWs were not returned to U.S. control when wars ended and might still be alive, and discusses Soviet imprisonment of U.S. POWs liberated from the Germans during WWII.
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