Selected Military History Archaeological Projects...

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(USA) National Park Service and Vietnam
The US Department of Defense has used archeologists from the Midwest Archeological Center of the National Park Service to investigate six separate aircraft crash sites in Vietnam and Laos in an attempt to resolve the fate of aircrew lost when their planes went down. This web site provides an overview of two of these investigations.

(Manitoba,Canada) Whitewater PoW Camp Archaeology Project, Riding Mountain

National Park

The Whitewater PoW Camp Archaeology Project is investigating the people and stories of a Second World War internment camp built in Riding Mountain National Park, Manitoba, Canada. Occupied from 1943 to 1945, the camp held 450 German Afrika Korps soldiers captured in Egypt after the Second Battle of El-Alamein. The research involves archival documents, oral history, and archaeological survey and excavation.


Updated 11/30/2011