prisoners of war http://apr.org en POW/MIA Recognition Day Set for Sept. 21 http://apr.org/post/powmia-recognition-day-set-sept-21 <p>The Alabama state Capitol will play host to a ceremony to commemorate national Prisoner of War and Missing in Action recognition day.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; State officials say Alabama's POW/MIA recognition day is set for Sept. 21 and will include remarks by Korean War veteran Newton Duke, of Alabaster. Officials say Duke and 29 others became prisoners of war May 18, 1951 and were held behind enemy lines until Aug. 13, 1953.<br> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 13:15:48 +0000 The Associated Press 37964 at http://apr.org POW/MIA Recognition Day Set for Sept. 21 Alabama remembers POW/MIA's http://apr.org/post/alabama-remembers-powmias <p>MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A ceremony will be held in Montgomery to commemorate national POW/MIA Recognition Day. The ceremony will be at 11 a.m. Saturday on the south lawn of the Alabama Capitol. It will include remarks by World War II prisoner of war Seymour "Sy" Lichtenfeld of Mobile. Lichtenfeld was captured in 1944 by the Germans while fighting in the Battle of the Bulge. He was sent to Stalag IV-B in Brandenburg. Suffering from frostbite, he and 5,000 other American POWS were forced to march 110 miles to another camp. Fri, 21 Sep 2012 12:17:28 +0000 The Associated Press 18189 at http://apr.org Alabama remembers POW/MIA's