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This would be HILARIOUS if it weren't so awful. Yang Kyoungjong was a Korean. In 1938, the Japanese made him fight in their army against the Soviets. Then the Soviets caught him, and made him serve in THEIR army against the Nazis. Then the NAZI's caught him and made him fight the Allies. THEN...the US caught him and thought he was Japanese, put him in a POW camp. When released, he emigrated to the US and lived in Illinois untill 1992.

The French Resistance parade a German soldier through Paris, 1945

German soldiers fighting in Novorossiysk, 1943 (the face of Eastern Front combat)

From D-Day until Christmas 1944, German POWs were shipped off to American detention facilities at a rate of 30,000 per month. These are some of the captured German troops in June 1944.

American soldier with German POWs

US soldier and local girl reading military restrictions about riding trains. Japan, 1946. Photo by John Florea. The U.S Naval base at Yokosuka still exists. S)

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