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There are other stories of men missing in action. These additional resources discuss women in World War II, letters to soldiers, and even a modern effort to recover missing military men.
Related Media and Websites
The BentProp Project
A group of volunteers gather information about the location, identification and repatriation of remains of U.S. service members who were killed in action during WWII, and who are still listed as missing in action.
The War at Home
A collection of letters from World War II soldiers. Presented by PBS.
World War II Letters
One family's story through letters.
Since You Went Away: World War II Letters from American Women on the Home Front
Drawn from a large archive of wartime correspondence, Since You Went Away collects hundreds of letters written by women of all backgrounds and ages from all over the United States: from Midwestern farms to the Hawaiian Islands, from young girls to anxious mothers. The letters are sometimes touching, sometimes anguished, and always packed with intimate glimpses of the World War II era.
Our Mothers' War: American Women at Home and at the Front During World War II
Our Mothers' War is an eye-opening and moving portrait of women during World War II, a war that forever transformed the way women participate in American society. Never before has the vast range of women's experiences during this pivotal era been brought together in one book.
Vanished: The Sixty-Year Search for the Missing Men of World War II
For sixty years, the U.S. government, the children of the missing airmen, and a maverick team of scientists and scuba divers searched the islands for clues. They trolled the water with side-scan sonar, conducted grid searches on the seafloor, crawled through thickets of mangrove and poison trees, and flew over the islands in small planes to shoot infrared photography. With every clue they found, the mystery only deepened.
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