What does POW mean in Military?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand POW in the Governmental field in general and in the Military terminology in particular.

Purgatory Oblation Warrior

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What does POW mean?

prisoner of war, POW(noun)
a person who surrenders to (or is taken by) the enemy in time of war

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