Allied prisoners shares his experiences after being released from the Cabanatuan prison camp in the Philippines.
Cabanatuan Philippines Date:1945 Duration:1 min 51 sec Sound:Yes
United States prisoners after being released from a Japanese prison camp at Cabanatuan in the Philippines during World War II. 511 Allied prisoners after being liberated from the Japanese prison camp. Soldiers get off a truck. Liberated soldiers share their experiences of the life at Japanese prison camps. Sergeant Robert speaks that he was taken prisoner in Singapore. He says that a number of prisoners lost their lives due to diphtheria, cholera and other diseases. He was taken to Thailand and brought back to Singapore from where the prisoners went aboard a Japanese ship. Majority of the prisoners lost their lives after the Japanese ship was sunk due to American air attack near Luzon. Then he was taken to the Cabanatuan prison camp. Another liberated prisoner Sergeant Samuel Goldy expresses gladness on being released by the Americans after 3 years of imprisonment.
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