Officers of the 194th Tank Battalion at Fort Lewis, Washington.  From the left: Major Ernest Miller, Capt. Clinton Quinlen+, Captain Charles Canby+, Capt. Fred Moffitt, Capt. Bowen*, Capt. Turner*, Capt. John Muir, Lt. Edward Burke, Capt. Hathaway, Lt. Frank Riley, Capt. Ferris Spoor, Lt. Ray Bradford+, Capt. Lymon Johnson, Lt. Arthur Root+, and Lt. Peterson*.

Officers of the 194th Tank Battalion at Fort Lewis, Washington. From the left: Major Ernest Miller, Capt. Clinton Quinlen+, Captain Charles Canby+, Capt. Fred Moffitt, Capt. Bowen*, Capt. Turner*, Capt. John Muir, Lt. Edward Burke, Capt. Hathaway, Lt. Frank Riley, Capt. Ferris Spoor, Lt. Ray Bradford+, Capt. Lymon Johnson, Lt. Arthur Root+, and Lt. Peterson*.

by Luminita D. Saviuc “We are all alone, born alone, die alone, and—in spite of True Romance magazines—we shall all someday look back on our lives and see that, in spite of our company, we were alone the whole way. I do not say lonely—at least, not all the time—but essentially, and finally, alone. This…

by Luminita D. Saviuc “We are all alone, born alone, die alone, and—in spite of True Romance magazines—we shall all someday look back on our lives and see that, in spite of our company, we were alone the whole way. I do not say lonely—at least, not all the time—but essentially, and finally, alone. This…

POW doctors with Japanese doctor at Cabanatuan POW Camp.

POW doctors with Japanese doctor at Cabanatuan POW Camp.

Band of Angels

Band of Angels

POW Barracks

POW Barracks

Topside Parade Grounds with Mile Long Barracks in the background

Topside Parade Grounds with Mile Long Barracks in the background

Letterman Army Hospital San Francisco. Dad returned here after being released as a POW

Letterman Army Hospital San Francisco. Dad returned here after being released as a POW

Bilibid Prison which was used as a holding tank for American POWs as they waited for transport to Japan or another occupied country

Bilibid Prison which was used as a holding tank for American POWs as they waited for transport to Japan or another occupied country

John Minier, a Russian soldier, and John Anderson, another POW, pose for this photo at Mukden, Manchuria u September 1945

John Minier, a Russian soldier, and John Anderson, another POW, pose for this photo at Mukden, Manchuria u September 1945

The commander of the Japanese guard in Shanghai bids farewell to Col Howard and the 4th Marines.

The commander of the Japanese guard in Shanghai bids farewell to Col Howard and the 4th Marines.

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