Exhausted U.S. Sergeant sleeps after being rescued from Japanese prison camp

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Exhausted U.S. Sergeant sleeps after being rescued from Japanese prison camp

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Exhausted U.S. Sergeant sleeps after being rescued from Japanese prison camp
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English

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World War, 1939-1945 -- Photographs ( lcsh )
Philippines -- Photographs ( lcsh )

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Caption on back of photograph reads: "EXHAUSTED U.S. SERGEANT SLEEPS AFTER BEING RESCUED FROM JAPANESE PRISON CAMP. One of the 486 Americans freed from the Cabanatuan prison camp on Luzon, largest Philippine island, fell asleep immediately upon his arrival at a U.S. Army evacuation hospital. On January 30, 1945, U.S. Rangers and Filipino guerrillas raided the Japanese camp situated 25 miles (40 km.) behind enemy lines. The enemy lost 523 troops and 12 tanks in a futile attempt to prevent the rescue. The rescuers suffered only 27 casualties. In addition to the U.S. war prisoners liberated, 23 Britons, three Netherlanders and one Norwegian were taken from Cabanatuan."
General Note:
"AP. NYP 53937. 37954-PPA. WAR POOL PHOTO, NOT FOR USE IN THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE, BRITISH ISLES OR FRANCE. RESERVICED BY LONGODN OWI (INNER FULL). CERTIFIED AS PASSED BY SHAEF CENSOR."

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University of South Florida Library
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University of South Florida
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N08-00194 ( USFLDC DOI )
n8.194 ( USFLDC Handle )

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"AP. NYP 53937. 37954-PPA. WAR POOL PHOTO, NOT FOR USE IN THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE, BRITISH ISLES OR FRANCE. RESERVICED BY LONGODN OWI (INNER FULL). CERTIFIED AS PASSED BY SHAEF CENSOR."
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Caption on back of photograph reads: "EXHAUSTED U.S. SERGEANT SLEEPS AFTER BEING RESCUED FROM JAPANESE PRISON CAMP. One of the 486 Americans freed from the Cabanatuan prison camp on Luzon, largest Philippine island, fell asleep immediately upon his arrival at a U.S. Army evacuation hospital. On January 30, 1945, U.S. Rangers and Filipino guerrillas raided the Japanese camp situated 25 miles (40 km.) behind enemy lines. The enemy lost 523 troops and 12 tanks in a futile attempt to prevent the rescue. The rescuers suffered only 27 casualties. In addition to the U.S. war prisoners liberated, 23 Britons, three Netherlanders and one Norwegian were taken from Cabanatuan."
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