What is National POW/MIA Recognition Day?

Introduction In the United States, National Prisoner of War/Missing in Action (POW/MIA) Recognition Day is observed on the third Friday in September. It honours those who were POWs and those who are still MIA. It is most associated with those who were POWs during the Vietnam War. National Vietnam War Veterans Day is 29 March,… Read More


Execute the POW’s…

“Stalin’s treatment of returning Soviet POWs In spite of his personal triumph, Stalin was, if anything, more paranoid at the end of the war than at the beginning. His suspicions of real or imagined enemies had grown, not weakened. The tragedy was that he was helped in this by the Western Allies. At the Yalta… Read More

Lieutenant Commander Alfredo Astiz: The Last POW in Britain

Alfredo Astiz has the dubious honour of being the last prisoner of war ever to be held in Britain – and the Government of the day could no’t wait to get rid of him. Astiz, an Argentine naval Lieutenant Commander (OF-3), was captured by British military forces who retook the island of South Georgia in… Read More

PTSD & Its Impact on Marital Relationships over Time

Research Paper Title Posttraumatic Growth and Dyadic Adjustment among War Veterans and their Wives. Background The controversy regarding the nature of posttraumatic growth includes two main competing claims: one which argues that posttraumatic growth reflects authentic positive changes and the other which argues that posttraumatic growth reflects illusory defenses. While the former might suggest that… Read More