Tokyo in English to Western United States, received 6 March 1944:
"The name is Roy Showers, Box 1297, Tampa, Texas, and here's his mothers' name too. Mrs. Roy L. Showers same address. That's swell. Probably the Red Cross will have someone notify her that he is all right. They were all at Wewak in New Guinea. Like those fellow I told you about the other day. Leo, why don't we keep a list of those fellows, every time a bunch of new prisoners comes to camp they always bring more information. Someone ought to keep track of it. Don't worry about that, and I have a complete file they have another one in the officer's quarters. Would you like me to repeat them to you? All right I will. The first new prisoner of war in Wewak in New Guinea is Roy Earl Showers, Box 1279 Tampa, Texas."
Tokyo in English to Western United States, received 17 March 1944:
"Before we deep in on (Jack, Leo and Ben) this evening, how about jotting down a name or two? Just make a brief note of a couple of new mission men then we will join the boys in barracks number 3. Now if there is a post card handy please address it to... And the second addition to our list of missing men is: Wilford Joseph Paquette of 117 Franklin Street, North Hampton, Mass. Notify Mr. Joseph Paquette of the same address that his son is alive and well, a prisoner of war in Wewak, New Guinea..."
Tokyo in English to Western United States, received 22 March 1944:
"Send a short note to Edna Irene Nightwine, of Warer Street, Slippery Rock, PA., and tell her that Ted John Nightwine is now a prisoner of war of the Imperial Japanese Army in Wewak, New Guinea. He has participated in a raid on Japanese positions in the vicinity of Madang: His father plane was brought down by anti-aircraft fire. Just let Mrs. Nightwine know that she need not fear for the safety of her son who is now a prisoner of war and no longer an active participant in frontline combat in the South Pacific."