Former POW recalls brutal months in Japan before liberation 70 years ago

Fort Worth Star Telegram - A gold-framed black-and-white photo shows a smiling man in an Army Air Forces uniform, his cheeks still chubby with youth. The picture was taken in 1944 when Fiske Hanley was commissioned as a second lieutenant.

A few years later, he gathered up notes that he had typed not long after returning home from Japan and complied them into his memoir, which was published in 1997 by Texas Tech University.

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