US Russian Joint Commision

U.S. Russia Joint Commission and the Joint Commission Support Directorate

New Charter U.S. Russian Joint POW/MIA Commission

The Gulag Study Fifth Edition - revised February 11, 2005, - Updated report of American POWs from World War II, Korea, and the Cold War Reportedly Held In the Soviet Union. The study concluded: "Americans, including American servicemen, were imprisoned in the former Soviet Union...." Not maybe.... not thought to be.... not believed to be..... WERE IMPRISONED!

The Transfer of US Korean War POWs to the Soviet Union -- This 1993 report was originally presented to the Russian government as an official U.S. document. Shortly thereafter, it was leaked to the Media. When family members heard about the report they requested copies from the Defense POW/MIA Office (DPMO.) In an effort to withhold this report, DPMO reclassified the report "Working Papers." Under the law "Working Papers" do not have to be supplied upon request. As the report was already in the hands of the media, family members were able to obtain copies, in spite of the best efforts of DPMO.

During a CNN interview, when asked about the number of American's held, JCSD executive secretary Norman Kass responded; "I personally would be comfortable saying that the number is in the hundreds."

Meetings of the US/Russia Joint Commission on POW/MIAs

Meeting of the Cold War Working Group - April 16, 2003

The 17th Plenary Session Meeting between the US-Russia Joint Commission on POW/MIAs on November 14 - 15, 2000, released by the USRJC. Among the facts - 39 Servicemen known by name were under the control of the Soviet at the end of World War II. They've never returned... Russian Memoirs accurately name POW/MIAs from Korean War. This and much more....