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Abbot, Samuel Vol 1 - Vol 2
Adams, Berdine
Albert, Philip L.
Aldrich, Robert Leroy
Anderson, John
Arends, Andrew George
Armijo, Manuel Anastacio
Aster, Karel (WWII POW account - WWII experiences)
Ayers, Billy Alvin
Balaza, Charles
Basham, Charles E.
Bashleben, James Phillip
Becraft, Leory (Roy) Truman – see Hildreth Profile; he credits Becraft for his receiving the Navy Cross.
Beekwilder, Henricus W. B.
Benedum, George D. Jr.
Bennett, James Oscar
Berkenbosch, Jan
Bigelow, Frank
Bilek, Anton Frank
Brock, James B. (bio courtesy of son)
Broersma, Albert
Browning, Wesley Clifton Jr.
Brownell, Theodore A. Richard – see Ted Lewin profile for mention of Brownell
Brunsmann, Jean Marie
Buggs, Lester Raymond
Caldwell, Raymond
Carringer, Wayne
Chapa, David Nunez
Christison, Don L.
Chumley, George Everett
Cicha, John Rudolph
Cleboski, Leon A.
Comeaux, Horace J.
Cope, Artie
Cox, Oscar A.
Cravens, Maynard
Curtis, George Lester
Dale, Dewey N. – see Obituaries
Daubenspeck, Clarence
DuBois, Albert J
Duffy, Father John E.
Dunlap, Robert Lee
Edwards, Douglas – see Obituaries
Eijsvoogel, Tjeerd
Eldridge, William Lyle
Eneriz, Manuel Anthony
Fails, Alvin Harrison
Feiner, Harold
Ferrell, Harold M.
Finley, James
Finn, Maurice
Flores, Felix
Forsythe, Frank Ray
Frantz, Dale Bruce – see Obituaries
Freeman, Lawrence Irving
Friese, Roy Edward
Garcia, Evans Ramirez
Gardner, Charles William
Garrett, David Earl
Garrett, J. C.
Gautier, James Donovan Jr.
Goldbrum, Louis “Goldy” (oral history interview)
Graham, Clarence "Cal" Malcolm
Haines, Robert D.
Hamilton, Weldon Curtis
Hannink, Harm – see Obituaries
Harp, Robert R.
Hart, Leonard Marvin
Hays, Roy “Gabby”
Heard, Noah Cecil
Heard, William Henry
Hebrecht, William L.
Herd, Alan Charles
Hildreth, Lester James (Jim) Jr.
Hirsch, Otto – see Karel Aster's Profile
Holland, Thomas Grady
Horton, Eric
Inzer, Paul Glenn, Sr.
Isaacs, John – Profile coming soon
Iskra, Charles
Jacobson, Gene Samuel
Jensen, Lyle Harry
Johnson, Joseph Quintan
Johnson, Shelby
Johnson, Wilburn David
Jones, Allen Godfrey (Bill)
Jones, Guy Edwin – see Obituaries
Karmendat, Charles
Katarski, Oleg
Kentgens, Ferdinand M.
Kibsgaard, Torvald A.
Kindel, Merle Arthur
Kirchhoff, Herbert (Bud) Jr.
Kolatsky, Thomas
Koleczek, John
Krutsch, Arthur F.
Kurvers, Harold "Snuff"
Kwiecinski, Walter (Finch)
Kyler, Stanley Hardin
Langley, Alfred Raymond
Lewin, Theodore (Ted)
Lewis, Jack S.
Louwerens, Ortwin P. A.
Lovato, Frank W.
Mace, Don
Made, Marinus van der
Maestas, Manuel
Malone, James Howard
Martel, Edward Francis
Martin, James Robert
Martinez, George E. – see Obituaries
Mellies, Warren Harding
MenGerink, Herman
Meyers, Johnny Sanford
Montoya, Horacio Higino
Morello, Emil Severine
Morris, Walter
Mouton, Grover Ernest, Jr.
Mueller, Louis George Jr.
Norman, Kenneth George
Nytra, Harry Lewis
O'Connell, Joseph Henry
Okonski, Jerome Edward
Otwell, Levi Cranston
Owens, Samuel Robert “Red” (Statements)
Parks, Elmer L.
Parr, Robert Vaughn
Parrott, Cecil Walter
Pattison, Elmore
Perkowski, John
Peters, James Orval
Petrie, Wayne Joseph
Pike, Donovan S.
Pollock, Lloyd Samuel
Poor, Arthur Francis
Pothier, Bernard M.
Provost, Theodore F.
Rafalovich, Daniel Spiro
Ramschorst, Harry Johan van
Redshaw, Ward Fuller “Red” – see Obituaries
Richardson, Harold L.
Robinson, Chauncey Leonard
Rockcliffe, Sidney
Roholt, Elwood Siguard – written about in Gene Jacobsen's book "We Refused to Die"
Rogers, Eugene F.
Ross, Robert Arnold – Profile coming soon
Routt, Melvin Leland
Runge, David Ernest – Tortured, forced to kneel for days in snow; Dr. Duncan had to amputate legs below the knees. Guards carried legs around laughing. Documented in Whitecross's excellent book, "Slaves of the Son of Heaven." Published in 1951, the book mentions many names and incidents from Camp 17.
Russell, Raymond Dell
Ruth, Philip Nicholas
Rutter, Donald Douglas
Sabbota, Isadore
Sabo, Alex – see Obituaries
Sadler, John Elmore
Sallee, Hezakiah (Heze) F.
Saunders, Jack O.
Scholten, Robert Edward
Schwartz, Solomon
Sciarone, Hugo Hendrikus – Profile coming soon
Scott, Jackson Robert, Dr. – see Obituaries
Scott, Lewis Frank – see Poetry Page: Frank's Song
Scott, Jackson Robert, Dr. – see Obituaries
Short, John L. – Profile coming soon
Silva, Agapito “Gap” Encina
Sims, Leland Wallace – Profile coming soon
Skennerton, Richard Francis
Smithwick, Dewey – see Documentations & Affidavits for Dewey’s POW cards including Nichols Field Work Detail
Sommerlund, William Herman
Sosvielle, Clarence Henry – Profile coming soon
Stecklein, Frank Cah – Profile coming soon
Steel, Charles Harold – Profile coming soon
Steele, Richard Ward – Profile coming soon
Steinbrecher, William F. Jr.
Stullar, Carl Duane – Profile coming soon
Szczepanski, Joseph Leon – Profile coming soon
Tapscott, Donald Edward
Taylor, Ralph A.
Tennenberg Lester Irwin “Tenney” – Profile coming soon
Thacker, Paul Alexander – see Obituaries
Thompson, Torvald Adolph – see Obituaries
Thurmon, Buford Eugene – Profile coming soon
Tokarz, John Walter – see Obituaries
Tweedle, Donald Kenneth – Profile coming soon
Vaughn, Buford Charles – Profile coming soon
Verbrugge, Hermanus – Profile coming soon
Vernon, John Florimond
Vleugel, Cornelis – Profile coming soon
Watson, Christian William J. – Profile coming soon
Watson, Donald James – see Obituaries
Wheeler, Earl Harrison – Profile coming soon
White, Mondell – Profile coming soon
Whitecross, Roy Hamilton – author of "Slaves of the Son of Heaven". Published in 1951, the book covers names and incidents Camp 17.
Williams Earl Marshall
Williams, Ted “Ralph” – Profile coming soon
Young, William Ross – Profile coming soon
Zergman, Walter Edward – Profile coming soon
Zimmerman, William Ernest – Profile coming soon

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