Hoten POW Camp (Mukden, China)

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The Mukden camp was located on the outskirts of the city and consisted of three additional and separate factories where the men were used as slaves:

Camp One: a tannery using approximately150 plus men at all times
Camp Two: A textile factory
Camp Three: Combination steel and lumber mill

Shenyang WW2 Allied Prisoners Camp Site Museum (satellite map)

Camp Reports - Mukden Temp Camp and Hoten Camp


Excellent website - Mukden Prisoner Of War Remembrance Society

POW roster

Evacuation Rosters (from Russians)

MUKDEN Civilians, POW deaths (RG 407 Box 190)
Folder 4: Information on Prisoner of War and Civilian Internee Camps, Civilian Internees, Mukden, Manchukuo. May, 1945 - Japan, Chosen, China. British, Canadian, American, Dutch, Greek, Norwegian, Australian, New Zealanders, South African, Palestinian, Belgian, Iranian, Indian, Chinese, Cuban, Panamanian, Uruguayan, Costa Rican and other civilians.
Folders 10, 11: Mukden POW Camp - November 1942 to April 1945. Death List of Allied Personnel - American, British POWs.


The death of William Frising during evacuation


Chronology (Timeline) of events related to Mukden POW Camp- special thanks to Cynthia B. Caples, Public Affairs Officer, U.S. Consulate, Shenyang
Rescue Report - Time line and notes regarding the actual rescue
Book by Arthur Christie - Story of British POW
Additonal Research by Netherlands researcher, John Slootmaekers regarding Intl Red Cross Committee records:
(letter IRCC 19 June 1944) - Col. Genji Matsuda was Camp Commandant
Visit on 6 December 1944 by IRCC (letter IRCC 25-5-1945)