It carried passengers in four classes at a speed of 20 knots.
American POWs on Japanese Ships Take a Voyage into Hell
Air travel during this time was new - passenger flights began in the summer of by the Transcontinental Air Transport, Inc. Dollar Steamship Co. Another line, Matson, concentrated on mainland to Hawaii service. Once the U.
Japanese ships were conscripted into war service. Similarly, when the United States joined Allied forces after December 7, , American ships were adapted as troop carriers, hospital ships and freighters. The exchange took place on the 24th. In comparison to the Asama Ma ru that was Japan's first diesel-fueled passenger liner, the Grispsholm was a cruise ship and the first diesel-powered one to cross the Atlantic Ocean.
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Vargas who hailed from the L. Image courtesy of J. This roster contains names. Great effort was taken by John Hicks to obtain information on British and Dutch POWs such as serial numbers, ranks and unit associations. Any additional information available on civilians was added to this roster. John and I spent many months collecting ,sorting and typing data on this spreadsheet.
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John B. Lewis, who commissioned this work for posting to his website, was invaluable with his direction and input to make this the most accurate and complete account of those interned in Bilibid. Hudson Cabanatuan Liberation Roster - This roster was created beginning with the images Roger Mansell made of the original roster at the National Archives. Necessary changes have been made to name spelling, name sequencing and serial numbers. Also, available information about military unit assignment prior to the surrender has been added. The Memorandum date 2 January obviously should be "2 February ".
Consider that this was written within 48 hours of the end of the "Great Raid", probably on a field typewriter and on a small field table about 24"X36" and not far from the front lines of combat with the Japanese.
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Then it is easy to excuse any misspellings of names, errors in serial numbers and the fact that many names were not in correct alphabetical sequence. There is a link to a list of abbreviation explanations that may help people that are not familiar with military "lingo".
Many of these men chose instead to "go to the hills" and become guerrillas when the others became POWs. Bowler had a three-page document listing these men. The document is unusual in that it is dated May 26, 16 days after the formal surrender on Mindanao , has a Headquarters, VMF heading and contains "By command of Major General Sharp" at the end. Bowler buried these papers in the vicinity of Malaybalay in May and returned early in July to dig up and turn in to X Corps the papers that became known as "The Bowler Papers".
An alphabetical index has been added. Alfred R. Young, Jr.
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Young has provided images of the "Menu" and "Roster" that were prepared for that celebration. Click on the following links to see transcriptions of the "Menu" and "Roster" plus and alphabetical index of the names. The alphabetical index provides additional information about the men in those two units that may help persons searching for information about them. Robert B. Heer, 30th Bomb. Sqdn, 19th Bomb. Click on the "thumbnail" to see the full-size of the first two photos. Click on the link to see a photo of Maj. Sharp and his staff.
Be sure to click on the links to sub-pages of each of these web sites. POW camp names that are shown in blue and underlined are links to additional information about that camp and many include POW rosters. That war was hell, but first I've ever heard of "hell ships" and our losses, and allied losses in them. Seems recognition of so many is still ongoing. They will never be forgotten. We must take car of that! Some things need to be constantly in out thoughts. Sign in Join. Sign in. Log into your account.
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