POW camp (ˌpiːəʊˈdʌbəljuː kæmp)
- (military) a place where soldiers who have been captured by their enemy during a war are kept
as prisoners until the end of the war (= Prisoner of War camp)
Example Sentences Including 'POW camp'
At bayonet point, they migrated from one jungle POW camp on fever-ridden Bangka Island to others in North Sumatra.
Former POW camp Aldington Prison, near the Channel Tunnel rail station at Ashford, will be converted this autumn.
Sun, News of the World (1999)
He was captured and spent the rest of the war at a POW camp in Bremen after a German surgeon performed a miracle operation on him.
Soccer at War
He was captured by the British in 1945 and sent to a POW camp in Ashton, Makerfield, where football became a welcome distraction.
There is little to see of the POW camp today; the jungle quickly erases history.
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