Los Baņos
Civilian Internment Camp #3

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Los Baņos Camp:
Civilian Internment Camp located approximately 25 miles southeast of Manila, about one mile from the southern shore of Laguna de Bay.

Japanese Camp Staff:
Roster of Camp Commanders and other staff.

Camp Layout

Camp Photographs & Sketches


Books Describing Life at Los Baņos

Camp Roster at Liberation:
Roster (RG 389 Box 2070)
Conditional releases; deaths; nurses, etc. (RG 389 Box 2070)

List of deceased at Los Baņos:
Includes date of death.

Primary Labor Use:
None- Internees able to raise some food inside campus.

Camp History:

Order to Move to the new camp
>: Issued at Santo Tomas, 8 May 1943.

List of Navy Nurses: 11 Navy nurses sent to administer to the internees.

Time Line: 

Location Map:

Camp Illustrations: External Link (courtesy of John S. Beaber)

Rescue and Liberation:
Three pages of pictures- Courtesy of George Doherty

Rescue Mission: The complete story by the 511th Airborne

Los Banos Rescue video: (710Mb) Footage of interviews and the actual rescue taken from a support plane (note this IS copyrighted), We will be posting some rescue interviews.