I just purchased this photo from a dealer on eBay in Mexico City, Mexico. It’s a photo of Maywood residents gather around a radio in a pharmacy some time in early February, 1945. They are anxiously waiting for any details on the prison camp raid carried out a couple of weeks earlier in Cabanatuan in the Philippines. Among the...read more
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- Nagasaki: “We’ll soon be free.”In August of 1945, at the age of 25, Pvt. Lester Tennenberg had been a prisoner of the Japanese for more than 3 years. From 9 miles away, Lester watched the skies light up over Nagasaki, Japan from the explosion of an atomic bomb. 70 years later, he sums up …
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