The Korean War became a prolonged struggle over POWs, as Name, Rank, and Serial Number details. The United Nations Command compelled prisoners to defect and the communists used captive GIs in propaganda denouncing capitalism. At home, ex-POWs were used in propaganda again when the Army chastised the nation for raising effeminate sons unable to withstand captivity.
Cover; Name, Rank, and Serial Number; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Name, Rank, and Serial Number; Introduction; Part One Over There; 1 Limited War Sets the Stage for the POW Odyssey; 2 The Middle Passage; 3 Andersonville East; 4 Welcome, Fellow Peasant; 5 Prisoners of Limited War Languish as Propaganda Becomes a Substitute for victory; 6 The Failure of Chinese Indoctrination; 7 The United Nations Command Withholds POWs; Part Two Over Here; 8 Home to Cheers and Jeers; 9 The Brainwashing Dilemma; 10 Prosecutions Rile the Nation; 11 Target Mom; 12 Missing Action 13 The Hidden Reason for Forgetting KoreaConclusion; Abbreviations; Notes; Bibliography; Index
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