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Hiroo Onoda last Japanese soldier to surrender in 1974

Article about: Lucky his his old superior officer was still alive or he would be still fighing ww2 battles to this day on that island haha

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    Lucky his his old superior officer was still alive or he would be still fighing ww2 battles to this day on that island haha

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    Apparently, there was an even longer Japanese soldier reported-a Captain Fumio Nakahara who was reputed to be still out there as of April 1980. The investigating team found what they believed to be his hut, but they could not locate Him...
    William

    "Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."

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    You have to admire their dedication.

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    probably frighten to come out in case he got done for war crimes he'd committed.

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    Astounding devotion to duty !

    I also heard or saw somewhere that the meagre kit he used
    was whittled away to almost nothing..........
    Regards,


    Steve.

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    Does this mean he was wearing the same clothes for the 30 years?!?! Pretty fantastic devotion though, I love how they have him teaching survival techniques to children! pretty cool stuff!

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    Yeah, he pretty much used the same clothes for 30 years. In the copy of the book I have it shows how some of the items were adapted/ mended.

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    Quote by Walkwolf View Post
    Astounding devotion to duty !

    I also heard or saw somewhere that the meagre kit he used
    was whittled away to almost nothing..........
    I thought he took meticulous care of his firearms... Not true?

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    Quote by Spitace41 View Post
    You have to admire their dedication.
    Scarry in a way!..........
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    When Onoda turned over his weapons, he gave them his sword, some hand grenades and his rifle with 500 rounds of ammunition-all in good working order.
    William

    "Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."

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