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    Andersonville

    National Historic Site Georgia

Beyond Andersonville

Going Beyond Andersonville

The issues represented at Andersonville extend well beyond this site and its story to the present day. The links below go to organizations dedicated to the recovery of POW/MIAs from past conflicts in addition to oganizations dedicated to the principles of international humanitarian law, protecting civilians, wounded and sick combatants, and prisoners of war.

 

Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO)
http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo/

The National League of POW/MIA Families
http://www.pow-miafamilies.org/

American Ex-Prisoners of War

http://www.axpow.org/

Korean War Ex-POW Association
http://www.koreanwarexpow.org/

NAM-POWs
http://www.nampows.org/

Department of Defense 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Commemoration Committee
http://koreanwar.defense.gov/

The United States Of America Vietnam War Commemoration
http://www.vietnamwar50th.com/

Library of Congress - Military Legal Resources
http://www.loc.gov/rr/frd/Military_Law/

Library of Congress - Vietnam-Era Prisoner-of-War/Missing-in-Action Database
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/pow/powhome.html

CIA - POW/MIA documents in compliance with Executive Order 12812
http://www.foia.ucia.gov/pow_mia.asp

American Red Cross
International Humanitarian Law

International Committee of the Red Cross
War and International Humanitarian Law

International Humanitarian Law - Treaties & Documents

Customary IHL Database

Did You Know?

Plaque at entrance to National Prisoner of War Museum

On April 9, 1942 on the Bataan peninsula in the Philippines, 10,000 American soldiers became prisoners of the Japanese. Exactly 56 years later the National Prisoner of War Museum was dedicated. Many former POWs and their families attended, including survivors of the Bataan Death March.