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Prisoners of war -- United States -- Biography

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Confinement Summary of Captain James Bond Stockdale, USN, Senior U.S. Navy returnee from captivity as a prisoner of war from 9 September 1965 to 12 February 1973, 1976 Jul

 File — Box 6, Folder: 17
Identifier: MSC-085
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains correspondence, meeting minutes, speeches, newspaper articles, lectures, audio and video tape recordings, articles, and photographs relating to James B. Stockdale’s academic and naval careers from 1965 through 2005. The bulk of this collection documents his correspondence and work at the Naval War College, specifically his administrative and educational roles. Prominent correspondents include Professor Joseph G. Brennan (1910-2004), Admirals Carlisle Trost (1930-), Thomas Hayward (1924-), James Holloway III (1922-), Julien J. LeBourgeois (1923-2012), and Senators John Chafee (1922-1999), Sam Nunn (1938-), and John Tower (1925-1991). The majority of the correspondence relates to his professional work and responsibilities. Along with Stockdale’s published and unpublished writings on moral leadership, his prisoner of war experiences, and the mind in captivity, there are several articles by other academics and writers contained in this collection. Significant speeches from 1965-1993, which includes his time as president of the Naval War College, are in the collection. His speeches on values, leadership, and his prisoner of war experiences were in high demand. Of particular interest within this collection are two volumes of lectures for the popular course entitled Foundations of Moral Obligation team-taught by Stockdale and Brennan. A summary of his captivity in a North Vietnamese prison from 9 September 1965 to 12...
Dates: 1976 Jul

John T. Hayward papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSC-183
Abstract Biographical information and vita; Correspondence, official and personal letters sent and received, 1936–1994; Speeches, including notes, scripts, lectures and committee presentations, 1940–1993; Published writings, articles, papers and notes; Unpublished writings, journal entries, poems, articles and aviation logs; Military papers,orders, leave papers, fitness reports and retirement papers, 1925–1968; Subject Files, consulting reports, corporate board reports, 1958–1985; Career photographs; Newspaper clippings, certificates and maps.
Dates: undated

Letter from Stephen B. Luce to William E. Chandler, 1884 Oct 28

 Digital Record
Identifier: RG01_01_02_15
Dates: 1884-10-28

Lyons, William P.: Prisoners of war and the code of conduct, 1967

 File — Box 273, Folder: 9
Identifier: RG-13- File N420 .F82 1967 no.85

James B. Stockdale papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-085
Abstract Vice Admiral James B. Stockdale (1923-2005) was a highly decorated naval aviator who spent nearly eight years as a prisoner of war during the Vietnam War. He was the fortieth President of the Naval War College and after his retirement from the navy he served as President of The Citadel, Charleston, S.C and was an independent candidate for Vice President of the U.S. in 1992. This collection includes correspondence, photographs, newspaper articles, speeches, and writings relating to Stockdale’s naval and academic careers.
Dates: 1965-2005; Majority of material found within 1975-1983

Tilden I. Moe typescript, 1946

 File — Box 5, Folder: 11-12
Identifier: MSC-364- File MSI 56
Scope and Contents Typescript of manuscript entitled "Guest of the Emperor," an account of experiences as a POW of the Japanese on Guam and in Japan during WWII.
Dates: 1946

Joseph H. Wellings papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-003
Abstract This collection consists of materials regarding Wellings’ assignment as U.S. observer of the British Home Fleet, including his reminiscences of the sinking of the Bismarck in May 1941, as well as correspondence, writings, speeches, subject files, and other documentation relating to his naval career.
Dates: 1921-1983

Writings: The Life of the Mind in Captivity, 1988 Mar

 File — Box 7, Folder: 12
Identifier: MSC-085
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains correspondence, meeting minutes, speeches, newspaper articles, lectures, audio and video tape recordings, articles, and photographs relating to James B. Stockdale’s academic and naval careers from 1965 through 2005. The bulk of this collection documents his correspondence and work at the Naval War College, specifically his administrative and educational roles. Prominent correspondents include Professor Joseph G. Brennan (1910-2004), Admirals Carlisle Trost (1930-), Thomas Hayward (1924-), James Holloway III (1922-), Julien J. LeBourgeois (1923-2012), and Senators John Chafee (1922-1999), Sam Nunn (1938-), and John Tower (1925-1991). The majority of the correspondence relates to his professional work and responsibilities. Along with Stockdale’s published and unpublished writings on moral leadership, his prisoner of war experiences, and the mind in captivity, there are several articles by other academics and writers contained in this collection. Significant speeches from 1965-1993, which includes his time as president of the Naval War College, are in the collection. His speeches on values, leadership, and his prisoner of war experiences were in high demand. Of particular interest within this collection are two volumes of lectures for the popular course entitled Foundations of Moral Obligation team-taught by Stockdale and Brennan. A summary of his captivity in a North Vietnamese prison from 9 September 1965 to 12...
Dates: 1988 Mar