The Importance Of Survival In Pow Camps During World War Two

Satisfactory Essays

World War II was one of the most famous wars in world history, during the battle many people were captured and put into POW camps. Many of these camps around the world were very strict, and the Japanese were no exception. Many prisoners were either starved or beaten to death. Louie was no stranger to these beatings or starvation. While in the Japanese POW camp, Louie was beaten daily and was extremely underfed. Louie was an Olympic athlete, and then later enlisted into the Army where he became a bombardier in the war and was captured by the Japanese after his plane the Green Hornet crashed and he was left to survive on a raft for 47 days. There were many survival traits that allowed Louie to survive during such a horrendous time, such as perseverance,

Get Access