As of 2005, according to the Department of Veteran Affairs, just slightly over 26,000 ex-POWs from World War II were living and, tragically, that number continues to decline. Still, there are lots of great guys out there with great stories. American Prisoners of War: Men of Steel in Cages of Bamboo and Iron shows you these strongly emotional and inspirational glimpses into sacrifice for country and outstanding patriotism.
Producer Ralph Roberts has written almost 100 books for national publishers and, as a publisher, produced a
1,000 more titles in the last 30 years.
This program was filmed by Ralph Roberts a local author, publisher and videographer in the Asheville area. He also has a video production company called 1 Video Productions.