11564Re: / paroling and exchanging
- Jun 3, 2002Another thought: if the problem was dishonesty regarding the paroles, why not
stop that practice but continue the exchanges (ignoring the bean-counters)?
That is, only exchange real prisoners. One would have absolute control, then: I
release my 1000 prisoners to you when you release your 1000 to me.
--- In civilwarwest@y..., fishx111@c... wrote:
> As a monday morning quarterback ,it certainally would have been more
> humanitarian, to have made POW exchanges. Certainally the POW camps were not
> adequate,and with a little more foresight and planning conditions could have
> been a lot better than they were.There was no excuse for some of the
> conditions,ie Rock Island, ElmiraNY, Andersonville.
> I think at first the consensus was the war would be over in weeks or
> months,not years.That being the case, there was no need to have adequate
> Camps for that short of time frame.
> Neither side should feel good about their POW camps.
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