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US Marine Captain J. R. Hester (back row, 4th from left) and other American prisoners of war, Hokkaido, Japan, circa 1943Nachi, Heian Maru, and Teiyo Maru at Paramushiru, Kurile Islands, May 1943
US Marine Captain J. R. Hester (back row, 4th from left) and other American prisoners of war, Hokkaido, Japan, circa 1943Nachi, Heian Maru, and Teiyo Maru at Paramushiru, Kurile Islands, May 1943
American captives at Hakodate Branch Camp No. 3 in Hokkaido, Japan waving at a circling US aircraft, 1945American captives at Hakodate Branch Camp No. 3, Hokkaido, Japan, 1945
American captives at Hakodate Branch Camp No. 3 in Hokkaido, Japan waving at a circling US aircraft, 1945American captives at Hakodate Branch Camp No. 3, Hokkaido, Japan, 1945
Former captives raising a US flag at Hakodate Branch Camp No. 3, Hokkaido, Japan, 1945
Former captives raising a US flag at Hakodate Branch Camp No. 3, Hokkaido, Japan, 1945


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