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prisoners of war Quotes

Two of the best book quotes about prisoners of war
  1. #1
    “Soldiers and civilians, intensely propagandized by their government, usually carried their own caustic prejudices about their enemies, seeing them as brutish, subhuman beasts or fearsome ‘Anglo-Saxon devils.’ This racism, and the hatred and fear it fomented served as an accelerant for the abuse of Allied prisoners.”
  2. #2
    “Though the captives’ resistance was dangerous, through such acts, dignity was preserved and through dignity, life itself.”