U.S. WAR PRISONERS
Release Of General Wainwright And Other Soldiers LAST REPORTED IN MUKDEN Rec. 2.30 p.m. MANILA, Aug. 15. One of General Mac Arthur's first demands from the Japanese undoubtedly will be the speedy return of Lieutenant - Genei'al Jonathan Wainwright and other Americans who were captured in the Philippines. An Army spokesman said 18 generals, 113 colonels and a number of enlisted men were with General Wainwright, who was last reported at Hcten prison camp, in the Mukden area.
The Japanese are estimated to hold more than" 16,500 American prisoners, including about 3300 civilians.
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U.S. WAR PRISONERS, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 193, 16 August 1945
U.S. WAR PRISONERS Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 193, 16 August 1945
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