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After searching through the National Archives Catalog (https://catalog.archives.gov/), we found several series that might be of use to you.
RG 24 (Records of the Bureau of Naval Personnel, 1798-2007):
- General Records Relating to Prisoners of War (POWs), 1942-1953 https://catalog.archives.gov/id/6676317
- Correspondences Relating to the Status of Naval Prisoners of War (POWs), 1942-1945 https://catalog.archives.gov/id/6648696
- Correspondence and Lists Relating to Casualties and Prisoners of War (POWs) in the Pacific Area, 1942-1948 https://catalog.archives.gov/id/6664397
- Reports and Lists on Prisoners of War (POWs) in the Pacific and Asiatic Areas, 1943-1946 https://catalog.archives.gov/id/6682409
RG 494 Military Government of the Territory Hawaii Alien Processing Center in the Records of U.S. Army Forces in the Middle Pacific (World War II), 1940-1950 Internee Case Files
RG 243: Interrogation reports of Japanese prisoners: Record Group: Transcripts of Interrogations and Interrogation Reports of Japanese Industrial, Military, and Political Leaders, 1945-1946 https://catalog.archives.gov/id/561587
RG 15: Repatriated American Prisoners of War File https://catalog.archives.gov/id/1128356
RG 389: Records of World War II Prisoners of War, 1942-1947 https://catalog.archives.gov/id/583428
You may be able to find more information about individual prisoners of war by searching AAD (Access to Archival Databases) at https://aad.archives.gov/aad/.
These records are all located at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland. If you have questions about any of these series, we recommend that you contact the Textual Reference Branch at the National Archives in College Park; they have staff members who specialize in Naval records and may be able to provide you with more specific guidance. You can email them at email@example.com for more information.
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We hope this information is helpful. Good luck with your research.
Thanks Carey. I'll follow up on your suggestions.