United States World War II Prisoners of War of the Japanese (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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|This article describes a collection of historical records scheduled to become available at FamilySearch.org.|
This collection will include records from 1941-1945
This collection contains an index of military personnel and civilians who were prisoners of the Japanese during World War II acquired from the National Archives "Access to Archival Databases" (AAD). The index includes name, rank, service number, branch of service, source of information, unit information as available from parent unit to subordinate unit and notes.
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- American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor. National Archives and Records Administration. “World War II Prisoners of the Japanese Data Files, compiled 04/2005 - 10/2007, documenting the period ca. 1941 - ca. 1945.”National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC
These records may contain the following information:
- Arm of Service
- Event type
- POW camps notes
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