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War Casualties & P.O.W.s

This database contains information on some of the military personnel from the Duluth area who were killed or captured during World War II and the Korean War. 

The database was maintained by reference librarians at the Duluth Public Library during and after World War II. It is incomplete and is a work in progress. Lists of casualties from St. Louis County may also be found at St. Louis County/USGen or at the Veterans' Memorial Hall.

Each entry may include name, address, rank, service branch, date of incident (killed, captured, etc.), and a brief description. All entries have at least one citation to an article about the person that appeared in either the Duluth News Tribune (DNT) or the Duluth Herald (DH).

Any words included in the entry are searchable. For example, entering "German prisoner" in the keyword search box will result in a list of all entries including information about the person being captured by the Germans.

Search for a record to edit or remove using the form below. To return a list of all records, leave all fields blank and click on "Search".
First Name:
Last Name:
Branch of Service:
To return records within a date range, enter the start and/or end dates in the fields below:
Date Range - Start Date: (mm/dd/yyyy)
Date Range - End Date: (mm/dd/yyyy)
Max Records:  per page
    Clear Form

To request a copy of an article to be mailed to you, click here. There will be a charge of $1.00 for the first page, and $0.25 for each additional page. You will sent a bill and instructions for payment along with the copy.

Didn't find what you expected? Email the library and the staff can help with your search.

Page Last Modified: 7/25/2013
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