12 Inspiring Books About POWs

These stories remind us that hope can triumph over anything.

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Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

Unbroken

By Laura Hillenbrand

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Hero Found: The Greatest POW Escape of the Vietnam War

By Bruce Henderson

The True Story of the Great Escape

The True Story of the Great Escape

By Jonathan F. Vance

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Attu Boy: A Young Alaskan's WWII Memoir

By Nick Golodoff

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Recollections of Life on the Prison Ship Jersey

By Thomas Dring

Long Way Back to the River Kwai

Long Way Back to the River Kwai

By Loet Velmans

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Survival in Auschwitz

By Primo Levi

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This is Really War

By Emilie Le Beau Lucchesi

Bailout Over Normandy

Bailout Over Normandy

By Ted Fahrenwald

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The Road to En-Dor

By E. H. Jones

Barbed-Wire Blues

Barbed-Wire Blues

By Bernard Harris

Prisoners of the Kaiser

Prisoners of the Kaiser

By Richard van Emden