Stories of Sacrifice - WW2 American POW/MIAs Podcast

Stories of Sacrifice, POW/MIAs - POW Burial History at Cabanatuan EP03

December 19, 2019 John Bear Season 1 Episode 3
Stories of Sacrifice - WW2 American POW/MIAs Podcast
Stories of Sacrifice, POW/MIAs - POW Burial History at Cabanatuan EP03
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Stories of Sacrifice - WW2 American POW/MIAs Podcast
Stories of Sacrifice, POW/MIAs - POW Burial History at Cabanatuan EP03
Dec 19, 2019 Season 1 Episode 3
John Bear



Cabanatuan POW Camp Cemetery
Thousands of United States Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, and civilians were taken prisoners of war (POW) by the Japanese in the Philippine Islands between 7 December 1941 and 8 May 1942. The saga of the battle for the Philippines and the horrible treatment the survivors received in Japanese POW camps is the subject of numerous books and articles, but there are few resources that articulate graves registration operations, especially those focused on recovering and identifying the remains of U.S. servicemen who perished at the Cabanatuan Prisoner of War Camp. 

The details concerning the circumstances under which U.S. prisoners held at Cabanatuan lived and died were difficult and complicated, as were the attempts to disinter and identify their remains after the war’s end. 75 years later with the advancement in DNA the U.S. Government needs to reexamine the Cabanatuan unknown cases and look at using a DNA Lead Process to make these identifications.


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Show Notes



Cabanatuan POW Camp Cemetery
Thousands of United States Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, and civilians were taken prisoners of war (POW) by the Japanese in the Philippine Islands between 7 December 1941 and 8 May 1942. The saga of the battle for the Philippines and the horrible treatment the survivors received in Japanese POW camps is the subject of numerous books and articles, but there are few resources that articulate graves registration operations, especially those focused on recovering and identifying the remains of U.S. servicemen who perished at the Cabanatuan Prisoner of War Camp. 

The details concerning the circumstances under which U.S. prisoners held at Cabanatuan lived and died were difficult and complicated, as were the attempts to disinter and identify their remains after the war’s end. 75 years later with the advancement in DNA the U.S. Government needs to reexamine the Cabanatuan unknown cases and look at using a DNA Lead Process to make these identifications.


Please visit our website for more information about our services to POW/MIA families - https://www.uspowmiafamilylocating.com

Please visit our affiliate links that help support our Podcast. Bear in mind these are affiliate links and if you go through them to make a purchase I will earn a small commission at no extra cost to you! Keep in mind that I link these companies and their products because of their quality and not because of the commission I receive from your purchases. The decision is yours, and whether or not you decide to buy something is completely up to you.

Flipside Canvas - Owned by Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer (USMC). At Flipside Canvas, we believe that art offers an opportunity to showcase your commitment to empowering yourself and others. High quality materials that will last 100+ years. All our art comes stretched and ready to hang on your wall. 100% Made in America using locally sourced and manufactured materials.
https://flipsidecanvas.com/?ref=SOSPodcast

The Home Depot - Not only for the Do It Yourself building and construction projects, you have access to over two million products ranging from small/large appliances to your everyday needs for the home to camping. Purchase online and pick up in your local Home Depot free of charge or ship it to your home! The sky is the limit on the products offered by the Home Depot!
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