ARMY & NAVY: One More Job


The last of the 34 Japanese guerrillas on Peleliu (TIME, March 31) surrendered last week, finally convinced by the loudspeaker broadcasts of a Japanese admiral that the war had ended. They were disarmed and will be repatriated to Japan. But this week the Marine reinforcements had one more job: to investigate reports that more Jap holdouts are still on the loose, farther up the Palau Islands.


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