By Fiske Hanley
The tale of a Captured WWII B-29 Airman looking ahead to Trial and Execution by way of the japanese as an American battle legal
What Others Say
“Prison Camp Omori could be noticeable at the shore of Tokyo Bay. these are our boys! cross get them!” (Halsey’s rescue orders to Stassen and Simpson.)
Admiral William F. Halsey
Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet
“Tells the tale of a condemned prisoner of the japanese anticipating execution. A horror tale that has to be informed! I helped rescue the author.”
Governor Harold E. Stassen
Wartime Commander, USN,
Adm. Halsey’s Deputy leader Of employees,
Liberator Of Camp Omori
“Gripping, stunning, and instructed in limitless detail.”
James L. Patillo
President, 20 th Air strength organization
“Details specified horrors inflicted on B-29 airmen prisoners via the japanese. Religion’s value in holding alive the need to reside is evident!”
Retired Head, Smithsonian Press
“Story can be required analyzing for all precise Americans.”
General Paul W. Tibbets
Commander, 509 th Composite team
“As a submariner within the Pacific in the course of global warfare II, i like to recommend interpreting this tale of horrors inflicted on B-29 flyers.”
Admiral Corwin Mendenhall
u.s. army (retired)
“A needs to examine jap atrocities inflicted on American B-29 airmen prisoners of war.”
General Hamilton Howze
The surprising tale of captured B-29 Superfortress airmen who have been shot down over Japan in the course of international struggle II hasn't ever been advised. Brutal jap Kempei Tai mystery Police have been their captors. saved in overcrowded, filthy dungeon cells in Tokyo, around the moat from the Emperor’s Palace, they have been overwhelmed, tortured, starved, and consistently threatened with demise. They weren't handled as Prisoners of struggle yet have been special as precise Prisoners to be attempted and accomplished for the killing of blameless ladies and kids. whereas looking ahead to trial they have been thought of subhuman—starved on part POW rations, issued no outfits or simple hygienic wishes, allowed to endure and die from torture, beatings, wounds, and shortage of scientific remedy.
Accused American warfare felony is written by way of one of many few surviving specific Prisoners. A precis of similar testimony given at battle Crime Trials held in Tokyo and Yokohama after global conflict II is usually included.
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When the time came, Admiral Halsey approved our plan and said to Comdr. Roger Simpson and me: "Roger and Harold, these are our boys. " On 29 August 1945, major battle units of the US Navy sailed into Tokyo Bay. This started sixty-one hours of non-stop liberation. The first camp liberated was Camp Omori, where American, Australian, Canadian, English, New Zealanders, and Italian prisoners were held, and where prisoners in the Kempei Tai Headquarters Prison in Tokyo were transferred after the cessation of hostilities.
Gen. Curtis E. LeMay. LeMay joined the 20th Air Force as commander of the 58th Wing while it was based in India. He had earlier earned a reputation in Europe as a fierce and innovative war fighting aerial commander. He was the Army Air Force's equivalent of the army's Gen. George Patton. Army Air Force commander Gen. Henry "Hap" Arnold, commanded the 20th Air Force from his Pentagon headquarters in Washington, DC. This organization was truly a strategic air force. It was formed to assure that the B-29s, with their special capabilities, were used for strategic bombing and not subject to service by local commanders who might be tempted to use them for day-to-day tactical bombing missions.
No white caps could be seen on the waters below us. The airplane was functioning smoothly. Everything looked great! Shortly it would be dark, but right now we were enjoying a great view of the sunset, one of the fringe benefits of flying over the beautiful Pacific Ocean. As the sky began to darken, I could see the many gauges on my flight engineer's instrument panel begin to glow in the rays of the night lights playing over them. I could barely see Harlan Fintel, our navigator, sitting across the cabin from me.
Accused American war criminal by Fiske Hanley