By Fiske Hanley
The tale of a Captured WWII B-29 Airman looking ahead to Trial and Execution by means of the japanese as an American conflict felony
What Others Say
“Prison Camp Omori should be visible at the shore of Tokyo Bay. these are our boys! pass get them!” (Halsey’s rescue orders to Stassen and Simpson.)
Admiral William F. Halsey
Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet
“Tells the tale of a condemned prisoner of the japanese looking forward to execution. A horror tale that has to be informed! I helped rescue the author.”
Governor Harold E. Stassen
Wartime Commander, USN,
Adm. Halsey’s Deputy leader Of employees,
Liberator Of Camp Omori
“Gripping, surprising, and advised in endless detail.”
James L. Patillo
President, 20 th Air strength organization
“Details precise horrors inflicted on B-29 airmen prisoners by means of the japanese. Religion’s value in holding alive the need to stay is evident!”
Retired Head, Smithsonian Press
“Story can be required analyzing for all real Americans.”
General Paul W. Tibbets
Commander, 509 th Composite staff
“As a submariner within the Pacific in the course of global struggle II, i like to recommend examining this tale of horrors inflicted on B-29 flyers.”
Admiral Corwin Mendenhall
u.s. army (retired)
“A needs to examine jap atrocities inflicted on American B-29 airmen prisoners of war.”
General Hamilton Howze
The stunning tale of captured B-29 Superfortress airmen who have been shot down over Japan in the course of global warfare II hasn't ever been instructed. Brutal eastern Kempei Tai mystery Police have been their captors. stored in overcrowded, filthy dungeon cells in Tokyo, around the moat from the Emperor’s Palace, they have been overwhelmed, tortured, starved, and always threatened with loss of life. They weren't handled as Prisoners of battle yet have been distinct as designated Prisoners to be attempted and completed for the killing of blameless ladies and kids. whereas looking ahead to trial they have been thought of subhuman—starved on part POW rations, issued no outfits or easy hygienic wishes, allowed to endure and die from torture, beatings, wounds, and absence of scientific remedy.
Accused American warfare legal is written by means of one of many few surviving specific Prisoners. A precis of similar testimony given at struggle Crime Trials held in Tokyo and Yokohama after global battle II can be included.
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My fare was less than fifty cents, based on one cent per pound of passenger weight. In high school my gasoline-powered model airplane won the National Contest held in Detroit in 1937. It set a new world's record. After graduating from Paschal High School in Fort Worth, Texas, in 1938, I earned an Associate in Science Degree in Aero Engineering from North Texas Agricultural College (NTAC). In 1943 I received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering with an Aeronautical Option from Texas Technological College.
He was bent over his table working on his navigational maps. Over the intercom Harlan announced that the island of Iwo Jima was about 50 miles away and was showing on his radar screen. Small radar blips indicated hundreds of US Navy ships surrounding the island. As we approached the island, many lights, tracers, and explosions could be seen. It was obvious that there was a war going on. John Brown, our commander, directed the radio operator to tune to Iwo Jima combat channels as we passed nearby.
The camp was ideally situated on a plateau adjacent to a steep cliff which dropped off to the Pacific Ocean. Tinian's Hilo and Earle points jutted out to sea on either side of our camp area. Our camp site was one of the finest spots on the beau- Page 25 tiful island. If a war hadn't been underway, our locale would rate as a resort area (as it does today). The climate was first-class. Even though it was mid-January, a balmy tradewind was gently blowing over the island. The airfield and island were swarming with construction equipment.