Prisoners of War
Prisoners of War (POWs) in Vietnam were a frequent subject for songwriters reflecting on Vietnam throughout the duration of the war. As direct American involvement decreased due to Vietnamization policies there was a dramatic uptick in songs mentioning POWs as many Americans saw these imprisoned service members as likely to be forgotten.
While the majority of songs referencing POWs are released in 1973, there is a resurgence in the mid 1980s into the 1990s during the explosion of media focused on veterans of the war that were seemingly forgotten.
Songs Mentioning P.O.W.s
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