No POW taken alive

Discussion in 'Prisoners of War' started by Lindele, Mar 11, 2019.

  1. Lindele

    Lindele formerly HA96

    Today 520 years ago in 1499 the Swiss Confederacy decided to kill all POW in their battles with the Swabian League.

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  2. jimbop

    jimbop Banned

    500 years ago....did ANYONE take prisoners back then???

    click bait title?
  3. chrisgrove

    chrisgrove Senior Member

    Only if they were thought to be worth ransoming!
  4. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery

    Stefan post lots of interesting snippets which we would otherwise miss
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  5. Lindele

    Lindele formerly HA96

    I just love history, not only WW1 history. It helps me to "time Travel" until real clever people find a way to really do it.
    Knowing your history, it might help to survive in say 1500 or even 1500 bc:lol:

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