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1944 - Gebirgsjager POW, pin by Paolo Marzioli

British soldiers search the captured German mountain troops (Gebirgstruppe - Edelweiss insignia). Vosges region of France.

German prisoners of war marching past a British antiaircraft battery as they are escorted by British soldiers Western Front World War I

German prisoners of war marching past a British antiaircraft battery as they are escorted by British soldiers Western Front World War I

WWI, Dec 1916, Le Miroir; 'Interrogating German POWs"

WWI, Dec 1916, Le Miroir; 'Interrogating German POWs"

British POWs arrive to Switzerland to ride out the rest of the war in peaceful internment. The move to intern hurt and sick prisoners in Switzerland, championed by the International Red Cross, saved thousands of lives.

British POWs arrive to Switzerland to ride out the rest of the war in peaceful internment. The move to intern hurt and sick prisoners in Switzerland, championed by the International Red Cross, saved thousands of lives.

Camp de prisonniers allemands à Bray sur Somme

French guards in a POW camp. Some of the prisoners even found jobs in local farms and married French women after the war.

Italian prisoners burying horses. 8 November 1917 (Österreichische Nationalbibliothek)

Italian prisoners burying horses. 8 November 1917 (Österreichische Nationalbibliothek)

POWS from Munster

PoW's from Munster

WWI, Feb 1917, Salonika: German POWs carrying and stacking bricks. ©IWM (Q 32760)

WWI, Feb Salonika: German POWs carrying and stacking bricks.

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