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September 20, 2002 is POW/MIA recognition day.  The following are questions related to our Prisoners of War and Missing in Action.  How many can you answer correctly??

 

Who was the ONLY man to earn the Medal of Honor as a Prisoner of War during World War One? 
1.  There were more than ONE POWs that earned the Medal of Honor.
2.  NO POWs earned the Medal of Honor in World War One .
3.  Navy Lieutenant Edouard Izac.
4.  Army Air Service Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker
5.  Sergeant York.
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During what war was the POW/MIA flag conceived?

1.  The Civil War.
2.  World War One.
3.  World War Two.
4.  The Korean War.
5.  The Vietnam War.
Your Answer

 

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What is the focal point of the POW/MIA toast (a special ceremony to honor and remember our prisoners and missing in action)? 
1.  The POW/MIA Flag..
2.  An empty table containing symbolic items such as bread, salt, and lemon.
3.  A replica of a bamboo cage.
4.  A single, unlit candle.
5.  An American Flag.
Your Answer

 

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The Gulf War in Iraq is unique in recent history, for it was the first war since World War II after which all American prisoners of war and missing in action were either returned alive, or accounted for.  Your Answer


How many American soldiers, sailors, marines and airmen remain missing in action and unaccounted for from World War II, Korea, Vietnam, the Cold War and the Persian Gulf? 
1.  Fewer than 10,000.
2.  Nearly 25,000.
3.  Almost 50,000.
4.  More than 75,000.

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