Search found 2 matches

by GerritJ9
Fri Jul 28, 2006 4:42 pm
Forum: Prisoners Of War (POW)
Topic: 93 y.o. Japanese Soldier Found Alive in the Ukraine!?
Replies: 3
Views: 14640

This story doesn't surprise me in the least. Apart from Japanese soldiers and civilians, the USSR also detained POWs and civilians they "liberated" in Eastern Europe in 1944-45 for, basically, slave labour. Many of those still missing (though officially listed as dead) disappeared that way, from alm...
by GerritJ9
Tue Jul 25, 2006 7:18 am
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: submarine found
Replies: 4
Views: 7919

Apart from USS Lagarto, there are at least three more submarine wrecks in the South China Sea. Two are north of Poelau Tioman, O 16 and K XVII, both sunk by mines in December 1941. Originally it was presumed that they had strayed into a British minefield. Not until long after the end of the Pacific ...