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Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  The reverse of above card
  Aztec sacrifices, Codex Mendoza.
  Austro-Hungarian POWs in Russia; a 1915 colour photo by Prokudin-Gorskii
  US Army: Card of capture for German POWs - front

Question 2: About 56,000 soldiers died in prisons during the ________ – almost 10% of all Civil War fatalities.
Bleeding KansasUnited StatesTennesseeAmerican Civil War

Question 3: The two were imprisoned as spies for three years before being interned in a mental asylum in ________, where they spent the next 38 years under a special prisoner status.

Question 4: ________
United States Marine CorpsCode of the U.S. Fighting ForceUnited States armed forcesMilitary history of the United States

Question 5: [3] Likewise the inhabitants of conquered cities were frequently massacred during the ________ against the Muslims in the 11th century and the 12th century.
East–West SchismCrusadesFirst seven Ecumenical CouncilsCounter-Reformation

Question 6: and other Western allies in accordance with the ________, which had been signed by these countries.
Geneva ConventionsDisarmed Enemy ForcesThird Geneva ConventionGeneva Convention (1929)

Question 7: Of the 22,000 Japanese soldiers present at the beginning of the ________, over 20,000 were killed and only 1,083 taken prisoner.
Pacific WarBattle of Iwo JimaMilitary history of the United States during World War IIBattle of Leyte Gulf

Question 8: Controversy has arisen about how Eisenhower managed these prisoners[47] (see ________).
Disarmed Enemy ForcesOther LossesMorgenthau PlanDwight D. Eisenhower

Question 9: [31] ________ indicates that about one month after the German invasion in 1941 an offer was made by the USSR for a reciprocal adherence to the Hague conventions.
RussiaBerlin: The Downfall 1945Stalingrad (book)Antony Beevor

Question 10: What does the following picture show?

  American prisoners of war in Germany in 1917
  Union Army soldier on his release from Andersonville prison in May, 1865.
  An improvised camp for Soviet POWs. Between June 1941 and January 1942, the Nazis killed an estimated 2.8 million Soviet prisoners of war, whom they viewed as "subhuman".[37]
  A memorial with text dedicating it to the 153,281 German Prisoners of War who died in Allied captivity 1914–1920

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