On this day in History, 24 January 1972, 28 years after the end of WWII, local farmers discover Shoichi Yokoi, a Japanese sergeant who was unaware that the war had ended, hiding out on the island of Guam. Yokoi was the third-to-last Japanese soldier to surrender after the war, preceding Second Lieutenant Hiroo Onoda (relieved from duty by his former commanding officer on 9 March 1974) and Private Teruo Nakamura (arrested 18 December 1974).

On this day in History, 24 January 1972, 28 years after the end of WWII, local farmers discover Shoichi Yokoi, a Japanese sergeant who was unaware that the war had ended, hiding out on the island of Guam. Yokoi was the third-to-last Japanese soldier to surrender after the war, preceding Second Lieutenant Hiroo Onoda (relieved from duty by his former commanding officer on 9 March 1974) and Private Teruo Nakamura (arrested 18 December 1974).

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Monumen Teruo Nakamura - Wisata Sejarah Pulau Morotai

Monumen Teruo Nakamura - Wisata Sejarah Pulau Morotai

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Monumen Teruo Nakamura | KOMPAS images

Monumen Teruo Nakamura | KOMPAS images

palmandlaser:  Teruo Nakamura (1985)

palmandlaser: Teruo Nakamura (1985)

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