Army & Navy: Report from Formosa

Like a voice from another world came a report last week from Lieut. General Jonathan Wainwright, the man who had to bear the ignominy of surrendering the Philippines.

A Red Cross agent, who interviewed the General in Formosa "some time within the last three months," reported through a screen of Japanese censorship that "Skinny" Wainwright and other high-ranking officers were confined in a camp apart from other prisoners, got the same rice-and-fish diet as all prisoners of war. Wainwright's only reported comment was that conditions were "as good as can be reasonably expected."


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