|Tokyo POW Camp #10-B
Arakawa / Sumidagawa
1 July 1944: Established as Tokyo 20-D
TOKYO-to, ARAKAWA-ku, MINAMI SENJU [Sumidagawa]
(NIPPON TSUUN) [Nippon Express]
Aug 1945: Renamed Tokyo 10-B
Sep 1945: Rescue effected
Aerial (Aug. 1947; courtesy of Japan Map Archives)
Camp Location Sketch:
Drawn by Japanese policeman "Miki" - information is not complete but map page is very useful.
USS Yorktown supply drop photo 1 - photo 2
(Thanks for research by Mark Hagen, author and writer)
This camp was established inside a railyard. "Tsuun" means essentially "freight," so Nippon Tsuun could be considered, at that time, a counterpart to modern-day United Postal Service.
Roster (RG 407 Box 115) - American, British, Canadian, Dutch