American Ex-Prisoners of War
A not-for-profit, Congressionally-chartered veterans’ service organization advocating for former prisoners of war and their families.

Established April 14, 1942

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Dunlap, Robert L
Robert and Doris Dunlap
Robert L. and Doris Dunlap, Baton Rouge Nat. Convention 1998
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Robert L. Dunlap of Port Richey, FL., a Sergeant in the U.S. Army's 28th Division, was 21 when he was captured in Oren, Belgium on December 17, 1944.

Robert spent four month's in camps 1XB and 1XA marching day and night and being transported in box cars that were bombed unknowingly by our own planes. During marches Robert and others with him would be used as targets by the German soldiers, and they would also be stoned by younger people.

Robert was liberated by US Armored Forces in April of 1945. He received many medals including the Purple Heart, the Bronze Medal, the Good conduct, and many more. After the war Robert went on to work at the G.M. Corporation building the automobiles we drive today.

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