Defense Casualty Analysis System Dataset

This series contains records of U.S. military officers and soldiers who died as a result of either a hostile or non-hostile occurrence or who were missing in action or prisoners of war in either the Korean War or the Vietnam Conflict. Specifically, geographic references include Cambodia, China, Korea, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam. The records derive from information submitted by each of the military services on Department of Defense Form 1300, Individual Report of Casualty.

Coverage

  • 6/28/1950 - 5/28/2006

  • unrestricted records

Additional Notes

This series succeeds the "Records of Military Personnel Who Died as a Result of Hostilities During the Korean War, ca. 1977 - 11/1979" and the "Records on Military Personnel Who Died, Were Missing in Action or Prisoners of War as a Result of the Vietnam War, 01/20/1967 - 12/1998" series.

Finding Aid Sources

  • National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)

  • Office of the Secretary of Defense

Data