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General Wainwright announcing via radio the command for all American forces fighting in the Philippines to surrender to the Japanese, 08/05/42.
Wainwright would be the highest ranking POW taken by the Japanese and was finally liberated by the Soviets in Manchuria in August 1945.

General Wainwright announcing via radio the command for all American forces fighting in the Philippines to surrender to the Japanese, 08/05/42.

Wainwright would be the highest ranking POW taken by the Japanese and was finally liberated by the Soviets in Manchuria in August 1945.

/ July 03, 2013 / 27

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