FindMyPast Publishes WWII Prisoner of War Records

FindMyPast has published a collection of one million records related to WWII prisoners of war. “The records cover the period 1939-1945 and contain the names, ranks and locations of Prisoners of War, along with the length of time spent in camps, the number of survivors, details of escapees and the nationalities of prisoners. Britons represent the largest number in the collection, followed by Dutch, Americans and Australians.”

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  1. pastopresent says:

    Wow. This is impressive, I had not heard about this database. I have already done a few searches, I think it is a great resource. Do you know about any other websites/databases or websites that were created recently?! I am especially interested in reading primary documents from the war, such as the military records.. I look forward to hearing from you. Here is my blog: http://www.discoverww2now.wordpress.com

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