An American medical officer talks about the experiences at a Japanese prison camp in Honshu, Japan during World War II.
Honshu Japan Date:1945, September 12 Duration:4 min 24 sec Sound:Yes
American prisoners of war being interviewed at a Japanese prison camp in Honshu, Japan after World War II. A U.S. officer interviews a medical officer who has been liberated from a Japanese prison camp. The medic says that he is from San Antonio, Texas. He talks about his early days. He says that he came to the Philippines on November 3, 1940. He discusses the difficulties faced by the medical officers at the prison camp. He narrates an incident where a soldier developed an infection in his foot and he lost nearly 20-30 kilos of weight. The medical officer also talks about the scarcity of medical supplies at the prison camp. He states that many men died due to malnutrition at the camp.
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