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“In this their finest hour”

 

Japanese Transports

 

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Depart:-

1944/12/13

From:-

Manila, Philippines

Oversea

Oryoko Maru

 

British:-

37

Australian:-

 

 

Non-Dutch:-

 

 

Dutch:-

 

 

Americans:-

1582

Total:-

1619

 

 

Arrival:-

1944/12/15 (Sunk)

Destination:-

Near coast of bataan (destination Japan)

Commander:-

 

 

 

 

Notes:-

1341 PoWs swam to shore, 278 PoWs died. Survivors kept in tennis court for 6 days. 1944/12/27 split into two groups, embarked Brazil Maru and Enoura Maru.

 

     

 

 

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