Prisoner Of War Quotes by Nathan Bedford Forrest, Fred Thompson, Winston Churchill, Hillary Clinton, John Yoo, Eric Holder and many others.
If you surrender you shall be treated as prisoners of war, but if I haveto storm your works you may expect no quarter.
John McCain was a prisoner of war.
A prisoner of war is a man who tries to kill you and fails, and then asks you not to kill him.
If you look at what the factors were going into the decision, of course there are competing interests and values. And one of our values is we bring everybody home off the battlefield the best we can. It doesn’t matter how they ended up in a prisoner of war situation… It does not matter.
Human rights advocates, for example, claim that the mistreatment of Iraqi prisoners is of a piece with President Bush’s 2002 decision to deny al Qaeda and Taliban fighters the legal status of POWs under the Geneva Conventions.
I think they clearly do not fit within the prescriptions of the Geneva Convention. It’s hard for me to see how members of al Qaeda could be considered prisoners of war.
There was a military police brigade with over 3,400 soldiers getting ready to go home because their mission – prisoner-of-war operations – was finished.
There’s a lot of phones; but I’m out of that field. They make me feel like a prisoner of war; there’s not going to be any texting for me. The pre-paid phone is the frontier of my technological advance.
The closest thing I could think of that men go through is like a prisoner of war being tortured, and then coming back from that experience. It’s traumatic and grounding and makes you commit to the world. Also, because you want all of these things for your kid.
I would like to see the Iraqi government guarantee social insurance for the Yazidi women who were enslaved and to recognise their status as prisoners of war.
Rock ‘n’ roll was two pegs below being a prisoner of war back then.
The moment the first American soldier sets foot on the Japanese mainland, all prisoners of war will be shot.
We’ve seen the reality of Saddam’s regime: his thugs prepared to kill their own people, the parading of prisoners of war and now the release of those pictures of executed British soldiers.
I am the harvest of man’s stupidity. I am the fruit of the holocaust. I prayed like you to survive, but look at me now. It is over for us who are dead, but you must struggle, and will carry the memories all your life. People back home will wonder why you can’t forget.
Prisoner of War guard companies, or an equivalent organization, should be as far forward as possible in action to take over prisoners of war, because troops heated with battle are not safe custodians. Any attempt to rob or loot prisoners of war by escorts must be dealt strictly with.
We learned that a former prisoner of war had more to teach us about what it takes to find a path to greatness than most books on corporate strategy.
The lives of prisoners of war after they are returned is almost never discussed, never explored.
I know that I’m already in the history books and that people are going to remember me as the prisoner of war and the fabricated stories, but you know, to me I was just another soldier over there doing my job.