Hakodate #2
Akahira

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Location:
Hakodate 2-B
HOKKAIDO, SORACHI-gun, AKAHIRA-machi
(SUMITOMO KOGYO) [Sumitomo Mines]
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Time Line:
7 Jun 1945:
Established; All POWs transferred in from No. 2-D
15 Sep 1945: Rescue Effected
Previous Location:
Hakodate 2-Dispatch Camp
HOKKAIDO, KAMEDA-gun, KAMEDA-mura, AZA MINATO
13 Mar 1945: Established– some British and a few American POWs were from the Taiko Maru which sailed from Taiwan in late February 1945, arriving in Moji around March 10th. POWs then sent to Hakodate # 2.
(HAKODATE KOUN)
7 Jun 1945: Terminated; POWs transferred to 2-B SORACHI

Employer of Labor: Sumitomo Mining (Asano Coal)

Hell Ship: Many known to be from the Taiko Maru



Camp held 167 British and (114) Americans
Rosters:
American
British

External Link with
Aerial pictures camp
More Pictures posted by Wes Injerd: (Rescue pictures from air)

Yokohama War Crime Trials reviews - Tendo, Yamamoto, and Yasuda

Historic Photo: Link courtesy of Wes Injerd