US GOVERNMENT SEEK TO REPATRIATE SICK AND WOUNDED AMERICAN PRISONERS HELD BY JAPANESE

From the July 12, 1944 Edition of Stars and Stripes

WASHINGTON, July 11–Proceedings to repatriate sick and wounded Americans being held prisoners by the Japanese are being conducted through the Swiss, it was disclosed. So far the action has met with no results.



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A group of American prisoners of war are liberated after three and a half years of captivity under the Japanese.



For Further Reading Check Out:

Prisoners of the Japanese: POWs of World War II in the Pacific


Life as an American Prisoner of War of the Japanese


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