Translation of prisoner of war in Spanish:

prisoner of war

prisionero de guerra, n.

noun

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    prisionero de guerra masculine
    prisionera de guerra feminine
    before noun prisoner-of-war camp campamento de prisioneros de guerra masculine
    • His son, also called Tommy, served with the Royal Navy during the Second World War and was a Japanese prisoner of war for three years.
    • He's a bit more evasive when asked about the treatment of his prisoners of war.
    • He served in the military for almost six years and two years as a prisoner of war.
    • His own Italian grandfather had been a prisoner of war of the Americans at about the same time.
    • A former soldier and a former prisoner of war, he knows both the needs of the military and the pains of imprisonment.
    • When he considered it, he now was glad that he had been a prisoner of war in Russia after the First World War.
    • The detention of political prisoners and prisoners of war in Aceh is also an ongoing problem.
    • He fought in the Dutch-French wars around 1672 and became a prisoner of war.
    • We are at war, and it is legal to detain and interrogate enemy prisoners of war.
    • He spent his time sketching and painting naval war scenes until he was captured by the Germans and became a prisoner of war.
    • It's the same belt buckle he wore on his uniform during the time he was a prisoner of war during World War II.
    • As a former prisoner of war who was tortured while in captivity, he knows better than anyone else the costs and benefits of such behavior.
    • The U.S. Army has a manual on resisting indoctrination when a prisoner of war.
    • Frank was a returned soldier who had been wounded and captured in Crete and held as a prisoner of war for four years.
    • Other stories in the book stir memories of life as a prisoner of war and the Arnhem campaign in Holland.
    • Following the surrender of the Belgium army in May 1940 Zeckendorf was interned as a prisoner of war until 1945.
    • Second World War prison camps were for prisoners of war and the distinction is clearly important.
    • You were a prisoner of war for more than five years during the Vietnam War.
    • After years of evading white soldiers Geronimo was taken to Florida and treated as a prisoner of war.
    • Soon after he woke up again he was captured by German troops and was a prisoner of war until his release in 1945.