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A WAR STORY - THE STORY OF MAJOR BEN WHEELER AND THE KINKASEKI POW CAMP - From the National Film Board of Canada, this moving film was produced and directed by Anne Wheeler. It is based on the diaries of her father, Canadian doctor Ben Wheeler, written during his internment in the infamous Japanese prisoner-of-war camp at Kinkaseki Taiwan during World War II. This feature-length docudrama is a glowing account of the spirit and the will to survive physical and mental suffering. The film is comprised of newsreel footage, interviews and dramatic re-enactments. Time 81mins 50 sec.
Allied POWS Under the Japanese - This is a site developed by the late Roger Mansell for the study of Allied POWs under the Japanese in WWII. The site contains POW camp lists with links to camp details, rosters, and photographs for most of the POW camps all across Asia. It has a lot of articles of interest for POW research."
C.O.F.E.P.O.W. - Children (& Families) of the Far East Prisoners of War - UK
FEPOW Community - An excellent site dealing with many issues pertaining to the Far East POWs. It hosts a forum where those with questions on the FEPOWs, and those looking for information about relatives who were FEPOWs can turn for help.
FEPOW DAY - This site has been set up to promote August 15th as a day of remembrance for all those who were held as Japanese Prisoners of War during World War II, whatever nationality, colour or religion, whether service personnel, civilian or romusha.
FEPOW Memorial Church - This website is dedicated to the memory of all those who perished in Japanese prisoner of war and internment camps during World War II, ..and to all those who survived but are no longer with us. The church is located in Wymondham, Norfolk, UK.
Japanese-POW Web Site - The purpose of this web site is to assist the many descendants of American ex-POWs who want to learn more about their relative that was a POW of the Japanese.
Prisoner of War Camps - Japan - This site by Wes Injerd has a great deal of information relating to the Japanese POW camps in Japan, particularly on the island of Kyushu, and the men who were interned in them.
AMERICAN DEFENDERS OF BATAAN & CORREGIDOR - Our purpose is to bring together WWII veterans who were POWs of the Japanese and assist the families of those men who were killed in action or died in captivity, as they try to learn more about their loved ones.
Defenders of the Philippines - This is the updated website of the former American Defenders of Bataan & Corregidor website and tells the story of the early defense of the Philippines, including the Bataan Death March, and transfer of prisoners on "Hellships" to prison camps in Asia.
BATTLING BASTARDS OF BATAAN - This page is dedicated to the brave men who served in the battle field of Bataan, Philippines, during World War II; who endured the "Death March" and subsequent imprisonment in various Japanese prison camps.
Mukden POW Society - MPOWRS - Mukden POW Memorial Society was formed specifically to honor the courage and sacrifice of the men held at the Mukden (Hoten) POW camp in Shenyang, China. Many Taiwan POWs were later re-located to camps in Manchuria and Mukden.
POW Research Network Japan - This site is run by a Japanese group of volunteer researchers. Contains a complete roster of Allied POWs who died in Japan - some having come from Taiwan POW camps.
US-Japan Dialogue on POWs - Our goal is to make this bilingual website an effective means of communication and education to promote understanding and dialogue among and between the people of Japan and the United States on the history of American POWs of the Japanese during WWII.
British War Graves - War Graves Photographs - An excellent organization with a website offering thousands of FREE war grave and memorial photos worldwide. Founded and operated for over 10 years by Mick McCann in the UK, provides free photos for almost all the world’s war cemeteries and more.
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