Unbroken: Prisoner Of War Camps

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Prisoner of war camps were common during World War II. However, the book Unbroken displays the true horrors that were in the Japanese prisoner of war camps. This book captures the life of Louis Zamperini and tells the horrendous conditions that he and other prisoners faced during their time in the prisons. The Japanese internment camps did not fulfill the purpose of the camp, the treatment of the prisoners that they deserved; also the prisoners were given meaningless jobs to fulfill. The purpose of prisoner of war camps is to contain captured prisoners that survived the battles. The captured prisoners were supposed to be treated well based on the standards that the Geneva Convention set for them. The Geneva Convention was hosted in Switzerland
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