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- Fri Jul 28, 2006 4:42 pm
- Forum: Prisoners Of War (POW)
- Topic: 93 y.o. Japanese Soldier Found Alive in the Ukraine!?
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This story doesn't surprise me in the least. Apart from Japanese soldiers and civilians, the USSR also detained POWs and civilians they "liberated" in Eastern Europe in 1944-45 for, basically, slave labour. Many of those still missing (though officially listed as dead) disappeared that way, from alm...
Apart from USS Lagarto, there are at least three more submarine wrecks in the South China Sea. Two are north of Poelau Tioman, O 16 and K XVII, both sunk by mines in December 1941. Originally it was presumed that they had strayed into a British minefield. Not until long after the end of the Pacific ...