MIA Facts Site

Department of Defense
Statistical Reports:
Prisoners, Missing, and Others --
Cold War, Korean War, Vietnam War

The Defense POW-Missing Personnel Office has produced and published on their web site several useful reports on men who are missing from the Vietnam War, Korean War, and Cold War.  Most of these reports are in .pdf format requiring Adobe Acrobat Reader to view them -- Adobe is available free and the DPMO site has a link to download Adobe.  Some of the reports are in HTML or ASCII format.

Vietnam War

For the Vietnam War databases, go to this URL:  http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo/pmsea/files.htm

Reports include:

bulletComplete list of all missing, returned, escaped.
bulletUpdated list of missing whose remains have been recovered.
bulletList of escapees
bulletList of returnees
bulletSummary tables (html format)

The DPMO page also has a listing of missing individuals, listed alphabetically.   Click on the letter of the last name for a list of all missing personnel whose last name begins with that letter -- scroll down the list and click on the name and you will see the basic data:  name, rank at time of loss, loss date and location, hometown, current status.

Cold War

Visit this URL for the Cold War loss database: http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo/pmcold/index.htm   .  This page lists Cold War missing by name and by state.  The page also includes summaries of all 14 incidents in which men are still missing.

Korean War

For the Korean War database, visit this URL:  http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo/pmkor/index.htm .  This database -- in .pdf format -- lists men still missing after all repatriation operations.  Lists are sorted by name and by state.