Johnson’s List

There is a complete listing of the entries that could be recovered from Johnson’s List at the DPAA website.
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Oldest Living Tiger Survivor

Wayman Simpson is now the oldest living Tiger Survivor and will be 94 on April 26. During WW11 Wayman was assigned to a British artillery unit in Africa and saw action with that unit. He was stationed in Japan with B Battery of the 63rd Field Artillery Battalion of the 24th Infantry Division and was attached to L Company of the 34th Regiment as a FO.  He was captured on 14 July 1950 and released...
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Johnson’s List

Wayne Archer “Johnnie” Johnson, L Company, 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division, U. S. Army, was captured on July 11, 1950. Johnson became part of the Tiger Survivors group and was held for nearly 38 months by the North Koreans and then by the Chinese Army. He was from Lima, Ohio. Johnson started keeping a record of the men so that the families back home would know what happened to...
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Lady Tigers

By Shorty Estabrook Beginning on 29 June, 1950, there were 23 women arrested in South Korea by the advancing North Korean Army. These women, along with 58 civilian men, were held with American Prisoners of War who were mostly from the 24th Infantry Division, the first Americans to fight in the Korean War. These 23 women are now known as Lady Tigers. Being a Prisoner of War is a terrifying...
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