JAPAN: Prison on Shikoku

The fate of 366 Americans captured at Gilbert, Wake and Guam Islands was reported in a cable received last week by the U.S. Navy Department. It came from a Swiss International Red Cross agent, long resident in Japan:

"Camp on large island of Shikoku in the north near Inland Sea, on fertile plain between hills covered with pines; good climate; no endemical diseases.

"Market town of Zentsuji with 25,000 inhabitants near by. Camp covers six acres surrounded by barbed wire and a wooden fence. Two Army barracks, two stories high, well ventilated, 12,000 cubic meters in all. Capacity 500; present number 374....

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