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Examples include the 13th century Albigensian Crusade and the Northern Crusades.When asked by a Crusader how to distinguish between the Catholics and Cathars once they'd taken the city of Béziers, the Papal Legate Arnaud Amalric famously replied, "Kill them all, God will know His own".For most of human history, depending on the culture of the victors, enemy combatants on the losing side in a battle who had surrendered and been taken as a prisoner of war could expect to be either slaughtered or enslaved.Homer's Iliad describes Greek and Trojan soldiers offering rewards of wealth to opposing forces who have defeated them on the battlefield in exchange for mercy, but their offers are not always accepted; see Lycaon for example.The earliest recorded usage of the phrase "prisoner of war" dates to 1660.Belligerents hold prisoners of war in custody for a range of legitimate and illegitimate reasons, such as isolating them from enemy combatants still in the field (releasing and repatriating them in an orderly manner after hostilities), demonstrating military victory, punishing them, prosecuting them for war crimes, exploiting them for their labour, recruiting or even conscripting them as their own combatants, collecting military and political intelligence from them, or indoctrinating them in new political or religious beliefs.In feudal Japan there was no custom of ransoming prisoners of war, who were for the most part summarily executed.
Sometimes, the purpose of a battle, if not a war, was to capture women, a practice known as raptio; the Rape of the Sabines was a large mass abduction by the founders of Rome.
Although there is a numeric sequence of 1,026 Po W Camps, there is no indication that this total was ever fully utilised.
Substantial gaps exist in the sequence that are common to all sources consulted.
Some were more famous than others, such as Island Farm Camp, Bridgend from which an audacious escape attempt was made by German prisoners.
Over the coming years no doubt more camps will be added to this list as they are discovered, but many will remain forgotten forever, the last traces of their Nazi occupants long lost.
If he swore not to escape, he could gain better accommodations and the freedom of the prison.