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North Dakota's Heroes: Prisoners of War

POW/MIA Logo
1951
Traill County, ND
Korea - POW
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division
Date of Capture: April 27, 1951

He was captured during the Korean War and interned as a Prisoner of War. He was not among those returned at the wars end, and is listed as Missing in Action. His remains have never been recovered.

POW/MIA Logo
1951
Traill County, ND
Korea - POW
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division
Date of Capture: February 14, 1951

He was captured during the Korean War and interned as a Prisoner of War. He was not among those returned at the wars end, and is listed as Missing in Action. His remains have never been recovered.

Korean War Memorial
1951
Drake, ND
Korea - POW
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: K Company, 9th Infantry Regiment
Date of Capture: February 12, 1951 / Age: 21

He was captured and unaccounted for when the war ended and was listed as Missing in Action. His remains were recovered, identified, and returned to the United Sates in 2006.

POW/MIA Logo
1950
Sargent County, ND
Korea - POW
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company C, 2nd Engineer Combat Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division
Date of Capture: December 1, 1950

He was captured while fighting the enemy near Kunu-ri, North Korea and interned as a Prisoner of War. He was not among those returned at the wars end, and is listed as Missing in Action. His remains have never been recovered.

POW/MIA Logo
1950
Grand Forks County, ND
Korea - POW
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Headquarters Battery, 82nd Anti-Aircraft Artillery (Automatic Weapons) Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division
Date of Capture: December 1, 1950

He was captured while fighting the enemy near Kunu-ri, North Korea and interned as a Prisoner of War. He was not among those returned at the wars end, and is listed as Missing in Action. His remains have never been recovered.

Eugene Van Steenvoort
1950
Ramsey County, ND
Korea - POW
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 38th Field Artillery Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division
Date of Capture: November 30, 1950 / Age: 19

He was captured during the Korean War and interned as a Prisoner of War. He was not among those returned at the wars end, and is listed as Missing in Action. His remains have never been recovered.

Korean War Memorial
1950
Ramsey County, ND
Korea - POW
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 38th Field Artillery Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division
Date of Capture: November 30, 1950 / Age: 22

He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy near Kunu-ri, North Korea on November 30, 1950 and died while a prisoner on June 24, 1951. 

Korean War Memorial
1950
Barnes County, ND
Korea - POW
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Battery C, 38th Field Artillery Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division
Date of Capture: November 30, 1950 / Age: 20

He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy near Kunu-ri, North Korea on November 30, 1950 and died while a prisoner on June 11, 1951.

POW/MIA Logo
1950
Wells County, ND
Korea - POW
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company C, 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division
Date of Capture: July 26, 1950

He was captured during the Korean War and interned as a Prisoner of War. He was not among those returned at the wars end, and is listed as Missing in Action. His remains have never been recovered.

POW/MIA Logo
1950
Williams County, ND
Korea - POW
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company G, 2nd Battalion, 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division
Date of Capture: July 16, 1950

He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in South Korea and forced to march to North Korea on the "Tiger Death March." He died while a prisoner at Manpo, North Korea on October 21, 1950. His remains were never recovered. 

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