JAPANESE PRISONER OF WAR Journey to Japan
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Interviewee name: John Baxter
John Baxter was a Japanese Prisoner of War during World War Two, He was captured in 1942 and spent the first part of his incarceration in Java. Here he describes his transportation on a Japanese ship from Java to mainland Japan to POW camp near Kyushu. On the journey his ship is torpedoed and passes through a typhoon!