Public humiliation of Japanese prisoners of war aboard USS New Jersey, Dec 1944, photo 6 of 6

Caption   Public humiliation of Japanese prisoners of war aboard USS New Jersey, Dec 1944, photo 6 of 6 ww2dbase
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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. J Michel says:
22 Mar 2011 06:10:45 AM

i hope only this japonese soldier can live after.
2. Jose Ochoa says:
19 Apr 2011 09:07:31 AM

thatz so random and growss
3. Anonymous says:
5 Feb 2012 10:56:32 AM

Oh, yes, these noble American defenders of equality, liberality and freedom... UGH!!!
4. A Proud Marine says:
5 Apr 2012 09:55:14 PM

You three should be tought a history lesson, perhaps you should read some history, what is happening here is nothing compared to what American servicemen suffered at the hands of those slant eyed devils, take your liberal views and shove them! Just how retarded can you get....You make me sick!
5. Scholar says:
5 Aug 2012 09:33:20 AM

Above history is logic. If you want to really stay clean than you can not compare levels of humiliation. What Proud Marine says is that americans are same as their enemies but with a somewhat relaxed approach to torture. Who knows how picture would've change be USA a loosing side.
6. Anonymous says:
5 Jan 2014 02:01:13 AM

The crowd humiliates one. Very American. Very American - democratic.
7. Anonymous says:
7 Dec 2018 06:15:02 AM

To the dumbasses commenting that these Japanese POWs are being publicly humiliated you just show what how truly ignorant and stupid you are. It looks like they’re being processed, deloused and being hosed down and given clean uniforms after probably being picked up after being adrift at sea. If you want to really see public humiliation look up the Bataan Death March in 1942. Read the 100 American prisoners executed at Wake Aisland in 1943 or when Japanese would beat Allied prisoners, use them for them for bayonet practice, behead them or throw them back in the water with their hands tied behind their back.

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