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Offline Janner

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POW camps Philippines.
« on: November 26, 2011, 10:48:01 PM »
As i have posted here before, many POW's were used for manual labor by the Japanese, whether it be bridges, tunnels roads or just general construction... So it was determined that a lot of tunnels were and are quite near POW camps, not necessary next door but within a few kilometers..

So i researched this and found, over quite a long period where they all are or, rather were. I even was able to get the Lat and Long so you can put it on wikimapia or google earth and find them via satellite....

anyway, Shared with all the members and hopefully is of some help to you in your projects...(lots of info in these links) ;)

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http://www.mansell.com/pow_resources/camplists/list_2.html

list  of hellships in departure order
http://www.west-point.org/family/japanese-pow/ShipsNum.htm

ships in alphabetical order

http://www.west-point.org/family/japanese-pow/ShipsAlpha.htm

hell ship aliases
http://www.west-point.org/family/japanese-pow/Alias.htm
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pow camps lat and long so to find on google earth
http://www.west-point.org/family/japanese-pow/POWSites-Philippines.htm

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Re: POW camps Philippines.
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2011, 03:00:31 AM »
Yea.. that's awesome! Thanks, Janner.

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« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2011, 08:53:46 AM »
Thanks for a very informative research, Sir Janner. More power!

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« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2011, 09:41:56 AM »
     Good Research and I am sure that Link with Latitude and Longitude for Google Maps will come in handy to us Treasure Hunters and some of those is my area of interest. Many Thanks to Janner for a job well done.

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« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2011, 01:58:56 PM »
I was very interested in the civilian interment camp in Los Banos, Laguna years ago. Had some research there but still lacking in data. There was a reliable story that during the near end of the war, the whole Japanese force in that camp left in trucks carrying lots of heavy powder drums and went up to Mt. Makiling. They returned after 2 or 3 days with less than 1 truck and no more powder drums.

In fact, it was one of the subject of quest of the CS (PSG) of the Marcos Era in 1981 led by one of the rolex boys (G Valle) but they failed to find it due to security reasons. Their source of info was the confessions made by the camp tyrant Warrant Officer Sadaaki Konishi. He was hanged anyway after the war.
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« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2011, 11:27:56 AM »
Thanks a lot Sir Janner.  ;)

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« Reply #6 on: December 13, 2011, 05:58:40 PM »
see....sometimes i am usefull....... :D

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« Reply #7 on: December 13, 2011, 08:39:51 PM »
see....sometimes i am usefull....... :D
Correct! On the ODD occassion you do put some good info here!  ;)
Cheers!
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