International Committee of the Red Cross - Prisoners of the First World War

During the First World War, 10 million people, servicemen or civilians, were captured and sent to detention camps. The ICRC Archives of the International Prisoners-of-War Agency 1914-1919 holds index  cards,  containing  data  on  two million prisoners, primarily from the Western, Romanian and Serbian Fronts. These cards and any associated records are being progressively added to this site. You can search this site by name and the following nationalities: British and Commonwealth, French or Belgian, Romanian, Serbian, Italian, Russian, Portuguese, Greek, American (USA), German, Austro-Hungarian, Bulgarian and Turkish.
There is also detailed information of life in the internment camps in the following countries: Algeria, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Burma, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Italy, Japan, Macedonia, Morocco, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Tajildstan, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom and Uzbekistan. New