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The English language word 'brainwashing' was first coined during which war?

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posted May 28, 2016 by anonymous

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Dur­ing the Korean War,

Korean and Chinese captors reportedly brainwashed American POWs held in prison camps. Several prisoners ultimately confessed to waging germ warfare -- which they hadn't -- and pledged allegiance to communism by th­e end of their captivity. At least 21 soldiers refused to come back to the United States when they were set free. ­It sounds impressive, but skeptics point ­out that it was 21 out of more than 20,000 prisoners in communist countries.

answer May 29, 2016 by Amit Kumar Pandey
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