United States World War II Cemetery Records
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Cemetery Records[edit | edit source]
- The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has burial records of veterans and their family members from VA National Cemeteries, state veterans cemeteries, and other veterans cemeteries around the country. The site also provides links to maps of the cemeteries.
- The American Battle Monuments Commission lists those buried overseas in the American military cemeteries. It also lists those who died during the Korean War and the Missing in Action from World War I, World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War.
- Photographs of U.S. Military World War I and World War II Cemeteries and Memorials in Foreign Countries and the United States, 1971 - 1988. NAID 532053 Digital images
American Graves Registration Service
- Quartermaster Graves Registration Service.
- War Department. Office of the Quartermaster General. American Graves Registration Service. 9/11/1943-9/18/1947
- War Department. Graves Registration. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1945
- Maps of Temporary American Grave Sites Overseas, 1946 - 1951
- Official Personnel Folders (OPFs), Personnel Records, and Pay Records., ca. 1940 - 1948
- Grave Plot Charts of American Dead, 1946 - 1951
- General Records and Correspondence, 1945 - 1948
- Historical Records, 1946 - 1949
- Robert C. Hagopian. 3rd, 4th, & 5th Marine Divisions cemetery file, Iwo Jima, as of September 1945. Typescript. FHL 973 M2h
- Donna M. Knechtel Paszek, comp. Identification of American soldiers buried in temporary cemetery of Grand-Failly, France : 1944-1948 = Identité des soldats des Etats-Unis d'Amérique inhumés au cimitière temporaire de Grand-Failly, France : 1944-1948.Apollo, Pennsylvania : Closson Press, 2011 FHL 944.3823/G5 V3p
References[edit | edit source]
- Elizabeth Nishiura, editor ; Margaret Mary Missar, editorial associate. American battle monuments : a guide to military cemeteries and monuments maintained by the American Battle Monuments Commission.Detroit, Michigan : Omnigraphics, c1989. FHL 973 V3am
- American Battle Monuments Commission. American memorials and overseas military cemeteries.Washington, D.C.: American Battle Monuments Commission, 1985. FHL 973 M2amo Digital Images
- Edward Steere and Thayer M. Boardman. Final Disposition of World War II Dead,1945-1951. Washington, D.C.: Historical Branch Office of the Quartermaster General, 1957.