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The Oryoku Maru was a Japanese luxury liner before it was a prison ship. (Contributed by Hisashi Noma)
The Oryoku Maru prison ship being sunk off Olongapo, Luzon, on December 15, 1944. Courtesy the Naval Historical Foundation.
Photo of Lt. Toshino (Contributed by Mark Kelso)
Photo of Mr. Wada (Contributed by Mark Kelso)
This photo of my daddy is from the May, 1942 issue of LIFE magazine. He was listed in the Roll of Honor section which was a regular feature in the magazine highlighting individuals who received medals of honor.