The following photographs of Fukuoka #17 POW Camp were obtained from Linda Dahl.
Descriptions are by Ms. Linda Dahl and Roger Mansell
Picture to left Wayne Joseph Petrie... Air Corps Sgt. Did you know him? If so, contact us.
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List of photographs:
1. Yard out side the barracks. Notice the trees leaning to the left, a result of the bomb concussion.
2. Camp #17 view after the bombing.
3. Camp #17 view after the bombing. Hospital zone.
4. Camp #17 View.
5. Koreans stoking the coke furnaces.
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6. Camp bath tubs. 75 man capacity
7. Camp kitchen which fed 1735 men. Rice pots under the window. Work table and water tank is in the center. American officers private office is in the upper left of picture.
8. Koreans working in the mines
9. Illustrates the loading chutes being operated. American POWs had to fill 5-7 of the carts per shift
10. Koreans placing roof supports.
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11. Koreans working in the mines.
12. Koreans working in the mines
13. Cross marks location of the Crematorium, used to dispose of the prisoners bodies at Camp #17.
14. Camp view after the bombing
15. Laundry area. In the right foreground is a laundry table that has a small roof overhead. Further in the background is another laundry table, but with no roof. (Source: H.K. Willis)
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16. Dutch Barracks 7 men squad rooms on the left.
17. Overall view of camp
18. View of Camp #17
19. Inside a large warehouse inside the mine
20. Guard shack. (?)
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