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Victory from Within: The American POW Experience

Victory from within
Information
Tuesday, October 1st 2019 - Friday, December 20th 2019
All Ages
Free
Overview

The American prisoner of war experience from the Civil War to modern confilcts.

The Victory From Within traveling exhibit allows students an opportunity to more closely interact with the stories and content of the American POW experience. Graphic panels and video kiosks provide additional content for students to explore and integrate into their curriculum work. While a field trip to the traveling exhibit is not mandatory for the Victory From Within Curriculum, it is highly encouraged. Book your field trip here or call the Old State Capitol at (225) 342-0500.

This traveling exhibit details the American prisoner of war experience from the Civil War to modern conflicts and is based on the thematic organization of the National POW Museum - Capture, Prison Life, Those Who Wait, and Freedom. It was created by the National Park Service in cooperation with the American Ex-Prisoners of War and the Friends of Andersonville, to give more citizens the opportuity to explore the American POW story.