Toyama POW Camp
TOYAMA-ken, TOYAMA-shi, SHIMOSHIN-machi, No. 50 Banchi
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Most men transferred here from Yokkaichi according to the report of Lt Col Guy H. Stubbs, Inf, Luzon Hq.
28 May 1945: Established as Nagoya 7-B
5 Sep 1945: Rescue Effected
See More Images- Extensive site of Wes Injerd
Absolutely worth viewing the entire collection of pictures.
Interview of Abe Sabbatini- 440th Ord, captured on Mindanao. Most likely came up on the Hokusen Maru &/or Melbourne Maru via Taiwan
Scrap Metal smelter
Rescue Roster: NARA Archives File No 3151-4- Recovery Team #53- Americans only at this camp - 150 known to have come over from Nagoya 5B Yokkaichi POW camp that manufactured sulphuric acid
Investigation (Post war) of camp by 1st Lt. Joseph G. Breaune and 1st Lt Richard H. Wills Jr. for the SCAP Legal Division.
Bombing Report: injury report plus report of guard abuses for Legal Div, SCAP, War Crimes investigations
Investigation of signed affidavit (appeal for clemency) for Camp Commander Shoichi NEGESHI by Lt. Col Stubbs; cites Negeshi's care of POWS.
Uckerman, Clifton S. died 45.06.25 per diary of Nathan Peery
Caution: In the compilation by Wes Injerd, the men from Yokkaichi (formerly Osaka 17] were sent to Nagoya # 5 B. There were 4-5 camps all known by the POWS simply as "Toyama".
Lt. Col Stubbs clearly identifies this as being Camp No.7 and he is listed on the camp rescue roster "Toyama". It is his list that identifes the deceased at Yokkaichi.