WWII POW Escapes Czechoslovakian Prison to Freedom

Richard Beach from Ohio was captured by the Germans in the Hurtgen Forest. This story in my weekly series of excerpted stories from my books is about Richard Beach who became a prisoner of war (POW) with the Germans. The POWs were a special group of veterans for what they endured. I was always excited... Continue Reading →

Sailor Survives Sinking of the USS Houston – and Becomes POW

Bill Ingram was 17 years old when he survived the sinking of the USS Houston in the Java Sea on Feb. 28, 1942 -- only to be captured by Japanese forces. The following is an excerpt from my new book, Captured: Stories of American World War II Prisoners of War: On February 28, 1942, William... Continue Reading →

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