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The Wall -  The P.O.W. Network -  Operation Recovery -  The Vietnam POW home page
Vietnam Veterans Memorial -  Update Casuality List -  P.O.W. Codes -  The Library of Congress
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Task Force Russia Documents -  Country Studies -  State POW/MIA Pages -  Biographies on POW/MIA
Ordering Documents -  N. Vietnamese POW Camps -  Dept. of Veterans Affairs
U.S. Department of Defense -  U.S. POW/MIA's who may have survived in capitivity
List of all U.S. POW's held in Vietnam


Laws, Conventions, and Agreements Regarding POWs
Read Part II, article 12 of the 1949 Geneva Convention regarding the general protection of prisoners of war.

Defense Prisoner of War / Missing Personnel Office
This site illustrates the U.S. Government's effort to achieve the fullest possible accounting of America's missing in action.

Advocacy & Intelligence Index For POWs-MIAs
This site provides reports, testimony, statements, depositions, documents, articles, lists, and daily announcements on POWs and MIAs from all wars.

American Ex-Prisoners of War Organization
This site contains a wide range of information including links, legislative affairs, biographies, and contacts.

Federal Research Division on POW/MIAs
This site, which contains 134,311 records, pertaining to U.S. military personnel listed as unaccounted for as of December 1991.

Korean War Project
This site provides information on POW camps, association updates, unit information, and reference tools for POW/MIA research.

National Alliance of POW/MIA Families
This site offers a large amount of articles and government contact information.


POW/MIA's REMEMBERED

What do you think they are being told as they struggle through each day? Since we haven't come to bring them home, do they believe the things "they " say?

How can you forget about them, and all they have had to go through? Don't you worry they may now believe that what they're being told is true?

What is it that keeps them going through the endless days and nights? Or, did they lose all hope long ago, and, give up without a fight?

If one day they make it home, will you look straight into their eyes? Will you have your answers ready, when they ask the question WHY?

CeCe (Upson) Corvera


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 The point of adopting a POW/MIA is to personalize the issue. When we as veterans speak out on this subject, especially to our political leadership, we want to make it clear that we are not just relating to a group of American servicemen, but rather to a group of individuals who have stepped forward when the nation called and who have all met with a tragic fate. We owe it to them and their families to reaffirm the commitment which has been made by the last six American Presidents, of obtaining a full accounting for all our POW/MIA's. We as members of the V.F.W. must stay politically active as it relates to this cause. Please learn more about how you can make your voice heard in Operation Just Cause.




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