What happened to our soldiers, sailors, and Marines who died in World War II? What policies and procedures were, and were not, in place to handle our valiant dead? Who took care of these men and women who were killed? Why and how did some soldiers return to the United States, while others still sleep overseas? Why are some still considered Missing In Action or unrecoverable?
In this engaging and informative presentation, Jennifer shares:
- Discuss the history of the Graves Registration Service and their job during and after World War II.
- Show and teach you what the IDPF (Individual Deceased Personnel File) is, and how it can help you reconstruct service, and understand what happened to your deceased soldier.
- Learn why records and personal effects may not exist.
- Resources for the Prisoners, the Missing, and the Dead.
This program will appeal to veterans, surviving family members, those with family members who are still Missing In Action, genealogists, historians, students, and those interested in learning how to begin military research.
Note: This program is not suitable for children.
© 2016 Jennifer Holik