Kobe POW Hospital

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Kobe Hospital:
July 10, 1944: Established at Kobe Central Theological Seminary
June 5, 1945: Destroyed in air raid, moved to former site of Kobe Kawasaki #5 in Maruyama (later #5-D, closed on May 21, 1945)

RG 407, Box 145- Detailed report of Kobe Hospital by Lt. Ferdinand Berley. Also known as Hospital #30.

Aerial map (Nov. 1946; courtesy of Japan Map Archives)

Camp Layout:
Former dormitory of American Mission School, located at Kumochi, Kobe. Complex was four buildings connected by covered walkways and tile roof.
Camp Rosters:
US medical staff
Kobe Hospital summary report

List of deceased at Kobe Hospital
Men who died as a result of illness, perished in air raid or were injured in air raid of 5 Jun 1945. Bomb hit hospital.

Books Describing Life at Kobe Hospital
Book by John Glusman "Conduct Under Fire". His father was a staff doctor in this camp. We have reviewed its manuscript and believe it will become a classic study of the Bataan doctors.