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Attack of the ORYOKU MARU at Olongapo Point, December 1944

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Attack of the ORYOKU MARU at Olongapo Point, December 1944

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Description: On December 14, 1944, the Oryoku Maru put to sea.
Transporting Japanese soldiers, civilians, and 1,619
prisoners of war out of Manila, the ship suffered
repeated attacks from American fighters that day. That night, the soldiers and civilians were put ashore leaving
behind the prisoners and their guards. Returning to
finish the Oryoku on the 15th, fighters from USS
Hornet loosened bombs that killed approximately 300
prisoners of war. The survivors were rounded up and
held in an open enclosure for five days with almost
no food until they were transported in two groups to
San Fernando by truck. Several of the weaker
prisoners were “selected” for execution.

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