| Osaka #8 Naruo
| Osaka 8-D NARUO
HYOGO-ken, MUKO-gun, NARUO-mura, UEDA AZA HIGASHIHAMA 1
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Above information courtesy of Wes Injerd. See his chart of camps
01 Feb 1945: Established as Osaka Dispatch Camp #8
29 May 1945: Camp closed (destroyed by fire, bombed?); POWs transferred to NAGOYA POW camps.
Photographs: None located
POWs worked for Showa Denkyoku (Showa Electrode Company, now SEC Carbon), in a graphite factory.
Three POWs died at this camp - two Americans Killion and McMillin; one Dutchman, van Doorne.
Individuals or affidavits:
Story of Dutch Marine Jan van Doorne. Her died in this camp on 7 March 1945. He survived the sinking of at least three ships.
John Massimino story