JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen (UK) Selected World War ll POW Records Free to Search #general

Jan Meisels Allen

In remembrance of the surrender of Japan, 14 August 1945, Forces War Records
is making their Prisoner of War (POW) records collections available to
search for free 13-15th August 11:59 PM BST.

The collections available for free to search are:
Imperial Prisoners of War Held in Japan (Exclusive to Forces War Records)
Korea - British Army Prisoners of War
Imperial Prisoners of War Held in Italy (Exclusive to Forces War Records)
Prisoners of War of the British Empire Held in Germany
Note: two of the collections are unique to Forces War Records.
The above collections are highlighted by a 'FREE TO SEARCH' icon. If you
select to search other than the offered collections, you will be prompted to

It is required to register with Forces War Records. To register go to:

To search the specially offered POW records go to:

In addition, Forces War Records is offering free downloads of several of
their publications during the free access time period:

POWs The Inside Story
Original url:

Battle of Britain in Pictures
Original url:

WW1 Troop Movements User Guide an Army Formations Guide
Original url:

Battle of Jutland Magazine Special
Original url:

D-Day The Full Story
Original url:

I have no affiliation with Forces War Records and am posting this solely for
the information of the reader.

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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