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Ofuna POW camp liberated... Doolittle executions...
Item # 698881
September 07, 1945
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 7, 1945
* U.S. prisoners freed from Ofuna Camp
* Executions of Doolittle raiders told
The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "8,000 MEN FREED OF 32,500 IN JAPAN" with subhead and 2 related photos showing a few liberated Yankees freed from Ofuna prisoner-of-war camp. This was the POW camp that held Louis Zamperini and Pappy Boyington.
Also on the same page is a one column heading: "5 MORE EXECUTIONS CHARGED TO JAPAN" with subhead. (see images) This was related to the U.S. airmen shot down during the Doolittle raid in 1942.
Complete with 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition.
Category: World War II