Korean War Pows

A collection of more than 4 thousand military records documenting American prisoners held during the Korean War, which lasted from 1950 to 1953.

The amount of information listed varies, but the Korean War Prisoners records usually include the following information about your ancestor:

  • First name
  • Last name
  • Date of birth
  • Place of death
  • Rank
  • Serial number
  • Dossier number

    These records are provided in partnership with the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), in Washington, D.C.