Australian prisoners of war rescued and weary survivors helped aboard submarine by U.S. Navy rescue team near the Philippines.
Philippines Date:1944, September 15 Duration:1 min 29 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Australian prisoners of war rescued after sinking of the Rakuyo Maru, a Japanese prison ship carrying them at sea near the Philippines. Survivors afloat on parts of wreckage. Crew members on USS Sealion (SS-315) and USS Pampanito (SS-383) helped the survivors to deck of their submarines. Survivors adrift with life belt. They are pulled aboard the ship with the help of a rope.
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