Images

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After Liberation

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). Photographer unknown, but probably a government photographer who came in on one of the first American Planes.

The tables are turned; Japanese are now POWs

     Japanese as POWs after Mukden repatriation

Japanese as POWs after Mukden repatriation

This is the bass made in camp by the officers. The guitar may have also been made in camp. Zero Wilson tried to get an orchestra going.

Japanese as POWs after Mukden repatriation    

Japanese as POWs after Mukden repatriation     Japanese as POWs after Mukden repatriation

Japanese as POWs after Mukden repatriation    

To find this film, go to film archives on the 3rd floor of the National Archives in College Park MD and fill out a slip as below.

Japanese as POWs after Mukden repatriation

 


Images Provided by Joe Vater

         

 


Images provided by WD Thompson

 


 

Mukden Museum

Outside at the Mukden Museum, January 2015

Left is Museum entrance. Right is Memorial Plaza facing original barracks 1. The upstairs has been restored as it was when the men were held there; the lower floor showcases work by some of the POWs.