September 1951

KT1585 3 Sep 51
PW claimed that all UN PW were under the control of the NK Dept of "Political Defense"

KT1608 9 sep 51
PW observed one UN PW on a hill to the rear of Hill 717. He was wounded and was being carried by litter. He was not wounded seriously.

KT 1621 12 Sep 51
PW while enroute to YANG-DOK, saw 12 to 13 Caucasians, 1 Negro and aprx 10 ROK UN PW being shipped to an unk loc in MANCHURIA.

KT1624 13 Sep 51
"KANGDQNG Prison Camp" was at SANGGARI (BU 504198) about 14 km S of KANGDONG. The prison camp was divided into five companies. The 3d Co was at (BU 497197) separate from the remainder of the camp. The prisoners of the company were not allowed to associate or inter mingle with other prisoners. PW heard that prisoners of 3d Co had radios and lived in far greater comfort than those of other companies. Prison camp area was a former housing area for workers at an anthra­cite coal mine. Main camp was on south side of a highway, housed, in twenty buildings arranged four across and five deep. A barbed wire fence surrounded the prison camp area. The 2d, 4th, and 5th Com­panies were housed in the main camp while the 1st Co was on the north side of the highway near an apple orchard. When PW left "KANGDONG Prison Camp" there were about 1700 UN PW remaining there. Of the 1700 UN PW all but 90 were ROK PW, Remaining 90 were as follows:
60 US (3 officers, highest of which was 1st Lt)
17 British (1 officer, a-1st Lt)
8 Filipino
3 Turkish,
2 French

KT1626 5 Sep 51
PW observed a group of 12 UN PW composed of US, Turkish and British Soldiers, in the vic of SIBYON-NI (BT9942) leaving for an unk destination. UN PW appeared to be gay & cocky, their personal appearance was neat and they whistled as they walked. One CCF guard escorted them.

KT 1674 11 Sep 51
6 Sep 51 PW observed 23 UN PW 20 km N of Hill 894, marching N guarded by NK soldiers. According to PW, 3 of these prisoners were wearing 2d US Div patches.
(Editor) During the first 10 days of Sep, we don't have any 24 Div still missing

KT1678 11 Sep 51
5 Sep 51 PW saw one US prisoner at 27th Div CP

KT 1690
O/a 5 Sep 51 PW heard from his Politcal Officer that the Recon Plat of the 418th Regt had captured 7 US PW after 2 UN Plat were annihilated. Loc and further info were not available.
(Editor) 35 men are still missing from the 3 Bn/ 35 Regt/ 25 Div - 17 KIA, 18 MIA. Without a location, this is a questionable match


KT1699 12 Sep 51
PW once observed on a road, two days after he came to Korea, aprx 25 Un PW which included aprx 12 Amer, 12 Korean, and 1 Negro. PW was told they were being evacuated to CHINA.

KT1703 12 Sep 51
PW heard from Political Officer that the 9th Co took 2 UN PW 8 Sep 51
(Editor) Rarely do we get or rely on an exact date, but this one was recent. We have 11 missing, all but 1 from 25th Div.

KT 1714 11 Sep 51
3 Sep 51, PW saw 27 UN PW in vic CHANGANSA, being marched N and guarded by NK soldiers, 5 were wounded.

KT 1715 11 Sep 51
5 Sep 51 PW saw one Negro and two Caucasians PW walking from 6th Div CP area toward MUNDUNG-NI road with one NK guard.

KT 1717 11 Sep 51
7 Sep 51 PW observed 3 US prisoners in vic 3rd Regt Hq at (DT122397), one of whom wore a 2nd Div patch. 
(Editor Notes): SFC Booker T Hardeway KIA 9/2/1951 is the only one missing from 2nd Div at that time. If his death was not witnessed, his family should have this information
29 Aug 51, PW observed one US prisoner at hill vic (DT126363)

KT1725 13 Sep 51
3 Sep 51, PW observed 3 Amer prisoners near SATAE-RI (DT162402) traveling N on MSR.
(Editor) On Sep 3 & 4 ten men became missing, but the location may confirm a match

KT1728 13 Sep 51
5 Sep 51 PW observed 12 Amer PW and 5 ROK soldiers being marched N on MSR in NA??UMGANG MYON.
(Editor) Exactly 12 men are missing from the first 5 days of Sept, however they are from Navy, Air Force, and Army . . . undoubtedly captured at different locations.

KT1729 15 Sep 51
8 Sep 51, PW saw 20 American Prisoners at (DT171577). PW were standing around under guard.

KT1730 15 Sep 51
4 Sep 51, PW saw 20 UN PW at SOKSADONG-NI traveling N on main road

KT1752 17 Sep 51
2 Sep 5, PW saw 3 UN PW vic TAEU-SAN (DT1935), one of whom was wounded.

KT 1762 13 Sep 51
While interned at the KANGDONG PW Camp, the following UN PW were identified by PW.
HALL, George, 22, Sgt Unk, US Div, Captured by CCF in early 51.
YOSHIDA, (fnu), 19, Unk, Unk US Div, territory of Hawaii.
KIM, (fnu), Unk US Div, Territory of Hawaii
Kim was acting as interpreter in PW Camp. He spoke fair Korean.
There were 2 US pilots interned at the KANGDONG PW Camp.
1 Jet Fighter pilot (1 LT). The above jet fighter pilot was captured by CCF unit in vic of WONSAN (CU6535). PW observed tattoo (snake 6"x1") on left arm of the jet fighter pilot.
The night fighter pilot was captured in vic of IMJE (DT2813). Rank Lt. Both of the pilots wore pilot clothing. Shoes worn by pilots were black Chinese rubber shoes.

(Editor) George William Hall is MIA 24 Apr 51; Kanji Yoshida appears on the 944 and 450 lists, but is not listed as a POW/MIA by DPMO. Chan Jay Park Kim is on the Johnson list and died 31 Jan 51. Family members of pilots missing before 12 Sep 51 should check incident area and report possible match to John Zimmerlee at jpz@bellsouth.net

Kt 1769 12 Sep 51
O/a 3 Sep 51, PW observed six UN PW (believed they were Americans)marching NW at vic of KUHWA_RI (CT0818). PW believed they were being evacuated to the rear.

KT1782 20 sep 51
14 Sep 51, PW observed 2 American Prisoners (2nd Div patch) at SOKSA-RI escorted bytwo NK soldiers.

KT1785 20 Sep 51
KUMHWA PWE at 6 km W of KUMHWA (CT6537) was an old gold mine; 500 PW interned here. Returnee remained 10 days at KUMHWA, where all PW were interrogated.
TAESONG PWE, vic MASAN-NI (DY5525), consisted of several large holes dug in the sied of a hill. 80 interned in each hole. PW were interned 50 days. During which time they used to haul food & firewood for use at the PWE.
7th NK Registration Section at PYODE-RI: 27 former ROK (9 officers), 50 US PW (3 officers)

KT 1806 13 Sep 51
KANGDONG PW Camp was at TAESONG-NI (YD5524) about 6 km NW of SONGHO-RI (YD5819). The buildings ofthis PW camp were former dormitories for laborers of an anthracite coal mine.
The PW camp was organized during early Feb 51 and was under the supervison of the NK Internal Security Force.
When PW departed KANGDONG Camp, there still remained aprx 2000 ROK, 90 US, 3 Phillipine, 1 Holland, 2 French, and some Indian.

KT1806
KANGDONG Prison Camp
10 UN PW patients
Deaths from illness 25 Apr to 23 Aug 1951
Apr-May 51 50 UN PW died of typhus & dysentery
Jun 51, 10 UN PW died of dysentery
Jul 51, 4 UN PW died of dysentery
Aug 51, 2 UN PW died of dysentery
The dead were buried by ROK PW in the vic of hospital
PW observed 400 unamrked graves.
"TERIHATA" US Hawaii Nisei, age 22, 2 yr with US Army
"LYON" B-29 bomber pilot, captured early Jul 51 at SINUIJU.
unk US 1 Jet Pilot, 2nd Lt captured 10 Jun 51 at HOEYANG-SINAN
"BAILEY" US NEW YORK, age 20, 2yr with US Army
"DELIO" Phillipino, age 38, Sgt, 19 yr with Phillipine Army.

1st Co (Hosp) UN PW 10
2nd Co UN PW 100
3rd Co UN PW 15 Officers
4th Co UN PW 750

KT1815 18 Sep 51
O/a 13 Sep 51, PW heard from his Regt CO that the 415th Inf REgt has captured eleven US PW, among them one officer, two NCO, and eight soldiers, after one US Inf Co was annihilated and the CO ofthe Co was killed in action.

KT1828 12 Sep 51
He PW observed 20 UN PW (10 US and 10 ROK) 2 days after he crossed the Yalu River. These UN PW were heading northward towards the YALU River. Several were being aided by CCF guards because they were unable to walk.

KT1836 16 Sep 51
9 sep 51 PW saw aprx 25 UN PW N of NAEGUM GANG area. PW appeared to be in bad health and were poorly dresses. They were marching at regular pace and were guarded by 3 NKA men.

KT 1843 16 sep 51
O/a Sep 51, PW observed aprx 30 UN PW marching N at a normal pace at an area while PW and others were coming S to 45th Div CP. The UN PW appeared in poor health and were marching, guarded by 3 NKA men, in the rain.

KT 1847 25 sep 51
5 sep 51, PW saw two UN PW in the 6th Div CP area. One UN PW was wearing red silk scarf. These PW were being taken to V Corps CP at ONCHON-NI.

KT1851 25 Sep 51
12 Sep 51, PW talked to one soldier who identified himself as US 2d Div soldier, rank Sgt, Sqd Ldr in rifle Co, unit unk to PW, wearing a steel helmet with white arrow and markings in center, painted on both sides, at 6th Div CP area. E slope of Hill 619 (DT1148).
(Editor) Within the preceding 12 days, only one man is missing from 2nd Div - SFC Booker T Hardeway Jr supposedly KIA 2 Sep 51 from K Company, 9th Regiment. This is where a Veteran
from this unit could really help us out with an explanation of the helmet markings.

KT1852    Captured 25 Sep 51
15 Sep 51, PW saw 24 US PW being escorted N by four NK soldiers toward BOHYON-NI.

KT 1922 Captured 24 Sep 51
16 Sep, the 5th Co captured one US PW vicinity SE of Hill 602, (CT808424). No insignia was observed on this PW. He was evacuated t ohe Div CP 17 sep 51.

KT1865 21 Sep 51
14 Sep 51, PW Lee saw 2 Amer pilots at WAE KUM GAN, where they had been shot down by NKA HMG. The UN PW had to take off their clothes, but they appeared in good health. The UN PW were crew members of a jet plane which was shot down 14 Aug 51. PW described one of the pilots as being stocky built man with very blond hair. UN PW stated he had been in JAPAN for 1 month and in Korea 15 days.

The other pilot was described as being of medium build, and brown hair.
The pilots were asked what targets they planned to attack. The UN PW answered that they would attack NKA units in WAE KUM GAN-KO SONG GUN area. The UN PW were beaten on face and body and PW saw blood on UN PW.
(Editor) Most jet aircraft (F-80 & F-86) were single-seat as were F-51 prop planes.
The only still missing air crew during that week are the following:
Gerald Brose USAF F-80 MIA 11 Aug 51
Murrit Davis USAF F-51 KIA 14 Aug 51
William Green USAF F-51 MIA 14 Aug 51
John Grossman USAF F-51 KIA 14 Aug 51
John Horn USAF F-51 MIA 14 Aug 51
Fred Koch USN Acft MIA 11 Aug 51
James Venes USN Acrt MIA 11 Aug 51

KT 1969 captured 27 Sep 51
21 Sep 51, PW heard from his Plat Ldr that 7th Co captured one medic and one
(unreadable) . . . soldier vic TOGIOM (CT392407). These PW were evacuated  (unreadable).

KT 1972 captured 28 Sep 51
19 Sep 51, vic (CT236324) PW saw 11 UN PW (3 Negroes and 8 Caucasians). PW could not tell the officers from the men. They were moving toward the rear under 4 guards (2 Plat Officers and 2 Sqd NCO).

11 Sep 51, PW heard from a Propaganda Section Chief named LIANG who came to (CT236324) to give a one day lecture to the 415th Regt soldiers, that all UN PW should be taken care of and sent to Army Hq. In addition, "PW heard many times from his Co <X> that the slightest maltreatment of UN PW would be considered a serious violation of "Combat Discipline" and would be considered cause for severe punishment. PW said that such violation was very rare and even during the civil war in CHINA CCF soldiers were severely punished for maltreatment of CNA soldiers.

KT1874 23 Sep 51
8 Sep 51, PW observed 3 US PW vic TAEU-SAN, marching northward along main road and guarded by two NK soldiers. One of the PW was wearing a 2d US Div patch.
(Editor) Again, the only 2nd Div man still missing from this week is Booker T Hadeway.
Family members, please contact the editor with incident area information.


KT1883 19 Sep 51
PW observed 2 British PW at the 8th Co, 3d Bn, 13 Sep 51. The UN PW were well treated.

KT1885 17 Sep 51
8 Sep 51, PW (on Hill 1158- DT2248) observed 3 Grumman fighters flying N to S. One was shot down in the vic of (DT251495). PW did not see the pilot bail out. The Remaining 2 planes bombarded the vic for a while after the crash.

KT1888 18 Sep 51
Camp #9 Main Camp, TAESONG-NI (YD5523) held about 400-500 PW
PW Camp #9, 3rd Co (along Taedong River)- The UN PW and ROK PW were housed in separate buildings. UN PW and ROK were forbidden to converse. The bldg where the ROK PW were, was formerly the home of a minister and situated next to the church. The bldg had "ondoru" (heated) floor. The bldg that housed the UN PW was formerly a school bldg and had a wooden floor.
PW slept on floors with mattresses stuffed with dried grass. (no blankets). Each person was allowed 2 sq meters of floor space. There were aprx 51 UN PW and 30 ROK PW.
UN PWs identified:
Maj FLEMMING -KMAG, 7th Regt, 6th ROK Div Age 42
Capt AIREN (colored) - h/t, Los Angeles Age 32 , captured by CCF Nov 1950 at TOKCHON
SFC NEAL, Age 31 Length of Service = 11 yrs
Cpl (?) KNOBBIN, Age 25, Fluent in Japanese (stayed in Japan 3-4 yrs)
PFC ROBERTS (colored), Age 20?, captured around 25 Apr 51

Total 51
Colored US 10
White US 30
Mexican US 2
Turkish 1
British 5-6
(Editor) Still missing are:
Neal - Ardell, Frank, John
Roberts - Charles, Everett, Gordon, James, Joseph, Marion, Rayger, Robert, Russell

KT 2009 captured 29 Sep 51
23 Sep 51, PW observed 30 US PW at about 15 km SE of NAMCHONJOM (BT 7245). PW appeared to be in good physical condition. Thet were guarded by CCF soldiers.

KT 2019 captured 29 Sep 51
16 sep 51, the PW observed 30 US PW marching north. they seemed to be well treated by the CCF. Only 2 or 3 CCF guards were assigned to guard this group.

KT 2084 captured 5 Oct 51
15 Sep 51, PW observed 3 US soldiers escorted by 2 NK soldiers heading N of MSR vic (DT970746).

KT 2096 captured 2 Oct 51
O/a 7 Sep 51, PW heard that the Senior Lt, who could speak English, went to the 1st Div CP to interrogate two American PW.

KT 2107 captured 8 Oct 51
2 Sep 51, PW observed 2 US soldiers being marched along MSR at SOKSADONG-NI

KT 2122 captured 19 Sep 51
Apr 14 Sep 51, the PW saw three caucasians PW walking North along the main road vic of KUHWA-RI (CT080175)

KT2141 4 OCT 51
 UN PW:
O/a 22 Sep 51, PW observed two UN PW (including one wounded), captured by
the 4th Co, vic MOKWANDONG (CT405425). PW heard from men in the 4th Co
that they were going to be evacuated to ICHON (CT1662).

KT2162 7 OCT 51
TACTICAL INFORMATION
n. UN PW: O/a 25 SEP 51
PW observed 2 UN Prisoner (Causasian) in th custody of CCF troops in
NAEGUNGAN area.

KT2221 13 OCT 51
TACTICAL INFORMATION
k. UN Prisoners:
O/a 1 Sep 51, PW saw aprx 10 UN PW marching N. in the vic (DT 169512).
The UN PW were guarded by two NK guards armed with SMG (PPSh).

KT2228 15 OCT 51
TACTICAL INFORMATION
m . UN PW:
20 Sep 51, PW (AN) saw 25 UN PW resting aprx 16 km N. of IPO-RI. UN PW were
guarded by 5 NK soldiers who were armed with SMG (PPSh). One PW had a
broken arm, and the rest appeared to be in good health. Some of the men
were not fully clothed.

KT2250 9 OCT 51
TACTICAL INFORMATION
n. UN PW:
23 Sep 51, PW observed 8 US prisoners vic SOKSADONG-NI (DT 1657) marching
north.

KT2254 17 OCT 51
TACTICAL INFORMATION
j. UN PW:
7 Sep 51 PW saw one UN PW (US Marine) at SANGSOGON-NI (DT 1157).
Description as follow:

Name - Brown (fnu)
Age - 19
Height - 5' 8"
Build - Slim
Home - New York
Hair - Brown
Complexion - Fair with pimples
Identifying mark - Marine Corps tatoo on left wrist
Uniform - USMC
Rank - Pfc
Unit - 11th Marines

PW, having a limited knowledge of english, spoke to Pfc Brown. Brown was
not hurt but was weak from hunger. Pfc Brown stated that he was attacked
by NKPA soldiers (believed to be o/a 5 Sep 51) and was taken prisoner.

O/a 2 Sep 51, PW observed another US Marine PW:

Name - starting with D
Home - Somewhere east of SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (possibly OAKLAND,
CALIFORNIA)
Rank - Corporal
Eyes - Blue
Hair - Brown hairy on the arms
Height - aprx 6"
Build - Medium, athletic type, played football in school
Complexion - Fair
Facial feature - High cheekbones, high forehead, big nose
Uniform - USMC
Identifying Marks - none

The above PW (Corporal) was slightly wounded on the left forehead; but
otherwise appeared to be in good health. The Corporal was attacked
(loc unk) by NKPA while driving a jeep and was taken prisoner.

KT2257 6 OCT 51
TACTICAL INFORMATION
t. UN PW:
24 Sep 51, PW heard from Inf soldiers in the area of their FWD OP at
Hill 501 (CT342428), that in the same afternoon, the 7th Co, 3d Bn,
Unk Regt, 126th Div, 42d Army captured 3 UN soldiers at (CT361393),
and that one of them was killed and one wounded, after their capture,
by UN arty fire.

KT2285 16 OCT 51
TACTICAL INFORMATION
s. UN PW:
Observed 300 UN PW vic YANGDOK mid Sep 51.

KT2295 18 OCT 51
TACTICAL INFORMATION
l. UN PW:
O/a 2 Sep 51 PW (B) observed 9 UN prisoners in the custody of the
NKPA in the vic NAEGUNGAN area.


KT2387 17 OCT 51
TACTICAL INFORMATION
s. UN PW:
7 Sep 51, PW saw a UN PW (US Marine) at SANGOSON-NI (DT 1157) of the following description:

Name: BROWN
Age: 19
Height: 5 ' 8 "
Build: Slim
Home: NEW YORK
Hair: Brown and wavy
Eyes: Brown
Complexion: Reddish face with lots of pimples
Ident. Mark: Marine Corps tatoo on left wrist
Rank: Pfc
Unit: 11th Marine Regt
Uniform: USMC (fatiques)
Wearing gold ring
Profile: Long face

PW spoke to Pfc BROWN, but due to his limited knowledge of English, he could not undersand Pfc BROWN very
well. Pfc BROWN had not received any wounds, but was quite hungry. BROWN stated he had been taken
prisoner by the NK while being attacked.

2 Sep 51, PW saw a UN PW (US Marine) at SANGOSON-NI

Name: Last initial starting with D
Age: 21
Height: 6 '
Home: Near SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
Hair: Brown, and straight
Eyes: Brown
Complexion: Light
Rank: Cpl
Uniform: USMC (fatigues)
Profile: High forehead
Build: Medium, athletic

Cpl was attacked by NK while driving jeep and taken prisoner. Cpl had a slight wound over left eye. Otherwise in
good health.

KT2382 20 OCT 51
TACTICAL INFORMATION
l. UN PW:
Early Oct 50, PW learned from a staff officer of 204th Div that all the UN PW were evacuated to MUKDEN and HARBIN, MANCHURIA. 10 Sep 51, PW again heard from same saff officer that UN PW are still evacuated to
same cities in MANCHURIA.

KT2409 25 SEP 51
TACTICAL INFORMATION
h. UN PW:
Early Sep 51, the PW saw 2 ROKA and 25 US PW, all from the 2d US Div,
at SOKSARI (DT1341). The PW was one of the interrogators who screened
and processed these UN PW.

Listed below (whether first or last name is unk) are 3 US PW whose
names the PW recalled:

Douglas: Sqd Ldr, 38th Regt, slightly wounded in neck and leg.

Munkichi, Akira: Sqd Ldr, 38the Regt, severely wounded in thigh.

Jackie: Sqd Ldr, 38th Regt, no wounds.

All, except "Jackie" who is presently being held at V Corps Hq, were
evacuated to rear PW enclosures.

KT2028 18 SEP 51
TACTICAL INFORMATION
i. UN PW:
The PW estimated that at least a US plane was shot down daily on the front
lines, as he freqently observed US pilots being escorted to the II Corps
(several words unreadable).


The subject considered that the food received by the UN PW was sufficient,
consisting of a daily diet of aprx 800 gr (rice, soy beans, vegetables and soy bean paste).

The PW could not recall any instances of communicable diseases in the camp;
he believed all the PW were in good physical condition.

The subject became friends with the following US PW:

FLEMMING, First name unk, Major, KMAG, ROKA 6th Div, 7th Regt, Caucasian,
36 year.

ALAN, First nume unk , Capt, Negro , 22 or 23 yr.

HENDERSON, First name unk, 1st Lt, Negro, 23 or 24 yr.

KT2122 19 SEP 51
Aprx 14 Sep 51 the PW saw three Causasian PW walking North along the main
road vic of KUHWA-RI,(CT080175).

KT2009 29 SEP 51
TACTICAL INFORMATION
j. Prisoners of War:
23 Sep 51, PW observed 30 US PW at about 15 km SE of NAMCHONJOM (BT 7245).
PW appeared to be in good physical condition. They were guarded by CCF
soldiers.

KT2019 29 SEP 51
TACTICAL INFORMATION
g. US PW:
16 Sep 51, the PW observed 30 US PW marching north. They seemed to be well
treated by the CCF. Only 2 or 3 CCF guards were assigned to guard this
group.

KT1969 27 SEP 51
TACTICAL INFORMATION
o. Prisoners of War:
21 Sep 51, PW heard from his Plat Ldr that the 7th Co captured one medic
and one (single word unreadable)UN soldier vic TOGIOM (CT392407). These
PW wre evacuated (several words unreadable).

KT1972 28 SEP 51
TACTICAL INFORMATION
o. Prisoners of War:
19 Sep 51, vic (CT236324) PW saw 11 UN PW (3 Negroes and 8 Caucasians).
PW could not tell the officers from the men. They were moving toward the
rear under 4 guards (2 Plat Officers and 2 Sqd NCO).

11 Sep 51, PW heard from a Propaganda Section Chief named LIANG who came
to (CT236324) to give a one day lecture to the 415th Regt soldiers, that
all UN PW should be taken care of and sent to Army Hq. In addition,
PW heard many times from his Co CO that the slightest maltreatment of UN
PW would be considered a serious violation of "Combat Discipline" and
would be considered cause for severe punishment. PW said that
violation was very rare and even during the civil war in CHINA CCF
soldiers wre severely punished for maltreatment of CNA soldiers.

KT1922 24 SEP 51
TACTICAL INFORMATION
o. US Prisoners:
16 Sep, the 5th Co captured one US PW vicinity SE of Hill 602,
(CT808424). No insignia was observed on this PW. He was evacuated to the
Div CP 17 Sep 51.
 

KT1929 27 SEP 51
TACTICAL INFORMATION
l. UN PW:
1 Sep 51, PW observed 27 US soldiers escorted by two NK soldiers in
MUNDUNG-NI area.

KT1809 18 Sep 51
In early Sep PW saw another light, high winged monplane crash at the same general area (DT1643). PW says that there were two men who jumped from this second plane, both of which PW believes were enlisted men. PW did not see 2 men after they landed but understands that they did not resist capture and were treated with the greatest kindness. PW states that he heard that all UN PW (other than ROK) aretaken to KANGGYE (BA9738)

KT2141captured 4 Oct 51
O/a 22 Sep 51 ,PW observed two UN PW(including one wounded),captured by the 4th Co, vic MOKWANDONG (CT405425).  PW heard from menin the 4th that they were going to be evacuated to ICHON (CT1662)

KT2242 13 Oct 51
29 Sep 51 PW heard from CO, 15th Regt, that 15thRegt Recon gad recently capured one American PW.

KT2408 5 Oct 51
O/a 3 Sep51 PW observed 5 US PW being escorted byan NKPAunit at HAGUMAN-NI

KT2524 4 Nov 51
O/a 18 sep 51 PW observed 15 Amer PW guarded by NKPA soldiers n three ox-carts moving N along the highway in thevic of YONGBYON (NE of SINANJU)

KT2540 30Oct 51
PW sawa group of UN PW 4 days after crossing YALU river.He noticed aprx 90 UN PW (50 Cau).

KT2582 10 Nov 51
Mid Sep 51 91st Regt captured 2 of the UN guerillas near KOKSAN.

KT2626
On or about 11 Sep 51, a UN light bomber, identified as a B-26, made a forced landing in the vicinity of HAMP'O, aprx 15 km N of KUMCH'ON

A group of 20 N Korean Militia arrived at the scene two days later. Of the three men in the crew, two were still alive, although one appeared to have a broken leg. The Militia immediately stripped the men of their uniforms and then shot and killed the injured men. The remaining man, 'believed to be an officer, was taken prisoner. No further information.

KT2714 10 Dec 51
Mid Sep 51, 3rd Co, Recn Bn, 1st Div NKA captured 1 UN prisoner. He was takn to Recon Bn CP next morning and interrogated by Bn CO through an interpretor for about 2 hrs.  UN PW captured in front of 2nd regt sector.  prisoner captured while standing guard at night.
Desc: Uniform: Fatigues
Insignia: Nothing on uniform showed rank. PW coud not speak English but noticed there were several English letters on top of prisoner's left breast pocket.
Height: 5-7  Build: Stout  Age: 25  Hair: Brown   Phys Cond: not wounded but tired and uneasy
Prisoner received good treatment and was fed same food as NK soldiers. Sent to CP as soon as BnCO finished interr.

KT2732 10 Dec 51
0/a 30 Sep 51, PW observed UN PW (Caucasian) being taken to 'Recon Bn Black insignia painted on front of cap but no patches or chevrons, on jue uniform. About 6 ft tall, 25 yr, Well built, and healthy aside from slight fatigue.

Captured by 1st Plat 3rd Co Recon Bn and taken to 1st Div CP after being interr at Recon Bn CP

KT2947 captured 24 Feb 52
Sep 51, PW heard from his Bn comrades. that a UN B-25 bomber "with 12 heavy machine guns" was shot down and burned near ICHON (CT 1662)' by CCF AAMG fire; two (2) UN pilots were burned to death. No further information obtained concerning the other crew members, (PW said that CCF authorities learned from the plane construction that there might have been five (5) crew members in that plane.)

KT3021 3 Mar 52
PW Song saw e Russians in Sep 51 in a jeep going to scene of a UN plane crash at PYUNGNAN, KANDON-GUN, POJIN-MYUN.

KT3133 6 Apr 52
Observed 800 Cau and Negro troops in a UN prison in vic (XE869802).  The PW were wearing green uniforms matching desc of US HBT fatigues.

KT3308 25 May 52
Obs several hundred UN PW (Caucasian) in S. ANTUNG 25 Sep 51. This compound was not enclosed by barbed wires, and there -were only 3 guards in front of 3 x 3-story brick buildings. Also obs these PW freely roaming around these buildings. At the same place obs 100 PW (all Caucasians) guarded by 10 CCF, going to the YALU River, l km away to wash-up; and he also obs English speaking CCF indoctrinating small groups of PW.

KT3434 17 Jun 52
In Sep 51, 1 truckload of aprx 30 US PW, guarded by CCF soldiers was seen passing thru YANGDOK (BU9743) headed towards P'YONGYANG.

KT3491 15 Jul 52
In Sep 51, obs 3 UN PW at MARWI-RI (dT1274) being marchedN by 2 NKA soldiers.

KT3500 13 Jul 52
In early-Sep 51, obs a UN jet plane crash in vic 12 km NW of P'YONG-YANG. Obs the pilot of the plane "bail out."  3 days after the plane crash, heard from civ that the UN pilot who had parachuted from his plane was captured by an NKA soldier who used ropes to bind the pilot. .:The soldier and the pilot then started out for an unk destination. According to the civ, the pilot and the soldiers, met an NKA Off who ordered the soldier to untie the pilot. Heard that the pilot showed his gratitude to the Ofcr by giving the Ofcr a watch,.

KT3566 captured Jul 52
In Sep 51, obs some NKA troops marching 90 US PW from SUKCH'OB (YD2564) towards North.

KT3568 28Jul 52
Sep 51, obs 100 UN PW in vic YANGDOK (BU9743). ROKA soldiers were segregated from Caucasians.

KT3592 28 Jul52
In mid-Sop 51, while passing through YANGDOK, obs 20 US PW' in a truck. US P weere eating a meal of rice and canned meat. PW noticed passing Soviet soldiers salute the US PW and stop to talk to them. Heard from Off in his Btry that the US PW were being sent to PEIKiNG CHINA. PW was unable to see any insignia on the uniforms of US PW

KT3701
Sept 51, Saw an unwounded UN pilot with 4 CCF guards passing thru KUHWA-RI (CT0817). He was unhurt and not tied. Assumed sent to the 64th Army HQ.

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In mid-Sep 5l, obs 4 US aircraft, F4U-4 Corsair, circle vic of (DT225535) and then dive in formation at a target which PW could not obs because he was 1000m NW of the vic of (DT225535). The 1st plane dropped a 100 lb bomb at the target. The 2d plane was hit by a 37mm AA. Gun and crashed into a nearby hill. After the 2d plane crashed, the remaining 3 planes departed towards the S. Later learned from NKA soldier that the target had been a bridge crossing a stream" in vic of (DT225535) and that the bomb had exploded harmlessly 45 m SE of the bridge

1 Nov 51, PW was traveling on his way to the 151h Div Supply Sec and passed through vic of (DT225535). He obs the wrecked Corsair plane with 1 of the wings 70m East of the plane and across the stream.  Obs the dead pilot in the cockpit,, and unexploded rockets on the 'right wing of the plane. 1 mo later heard from other soldiers that the 37mm AA. Gun Bn Comndr had taken a gold ring and cigarette lighter from the dead pilot for himself. Also learned that the aircraft was salvaged by the 45th Div

21 Sep 51, heard from soldiers in the 15th Div that another F4U-A Corsair aircraft was shot down by small arms fire 3000 m S of IPO-RI (DT2354). The pilot was dead in the cockpit and a piece of a map was found in the plane.. A quarrel between pers of the 15th Div and the 45 Div ensued as to. who shot the Corsair aircraft and who should receive the credit. The aircraft was salvaged 5 Oct 51

, The NKA troops were more afraid of a US F-51 Mustang than/the Navy's F4U-A Corsair. The Corsair was inferior to the Mustang in speed and MG fire. The NKA troops always took cover when a Mustang attacked, but attempted to shoot down a Corsair with small arms fire.