Accounted WWII Soldier on Tablets of the Missing


The goal of Stichting Missing In Action (M.I.A.) is to search and find World War II missing soldiers. The foundation focusses on Benelux and Germany WWII ground losses. The Battle of the Bulge, Huertgenwald and Arnhem are the most obvious battlefields to search due to the fact that the foundation operates from The Netherlands.

Stichting Missing In Action (M.I.A.) will act on requests for help which in most cases are issued by family asking for help with their search for missing loved ones. In some cases a request comes for someone who found something while searching with a metal detector or government institutes. Any request for help will be considered, as long as it fits our goal: Search and find WWII ETO ground losses with a Missing In Action (M.I.A.) status within the Benelux and Germany.

By investigation, eyewitness stories, fieldwork and knowledge the foundation tries to gather enough useable clues which could eventually lead to the missing soldier’s recovery. ‘Friend’ or ‘enemy’ is in all cases irrelevant. Our only goal is to find the missing soldiers in order to provide them the final proper burial they so much deserve. Our opinion is that no one would decide entering a battlefield during World War II, knowing returning home will never occur. After all these years Stichting Missing In Action (M.I.A.) will attempt to finally find the missing soldiers, whether they are English, Dutch, American or German…