At the Boston College magazine, William Bole has a splendid article about two researchers (one, the happily named Professor Pontiff), who looked at POW records to determine with the strict military hierarchy that works so well on the battlefield worked equally well in the changed circumstance of a POW camp. Turns out, not so much. You can read the whole, typically fascinating, story by Bole here.
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