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GradyF1 - j MAYWOOD VET DOCKS 4 th TIME AT YOKOHAMA For...
j MAYWOOD VET DOCKS 4 th TIME AT YOKOHAMA For the fourth time In half a decade Maj, Frank J. Grady, who was born and reared in May-wood, May-wood, May-wood, . docked recently &t Yokohama Yokohama port in Japan. He has reported for duty at headquarters of the far east air forces in Tokyo, where he 5V will serve as chief of the en- en- Maj. Grady listed ' men's branch. Maj. Grady, a brother of Mrs. R. J. McDunn of Bellwood, entered entered the Yokohama port for the first time as a prisoner of war in 1943. Before the outbreak of World, War II. he Tiad ben on duty with the army signal corps at Fort Santiago in Manila, P.I. Shortly after Pearl Harbor he was ordered to Corregidor to serve as cryptografic officer on Gen. MacArthur's staff. Put In Prison Camp After the capture of Corregidor, Maj. Grady was Interned In vari ous prison camps. In 1943 he was in a group of men shipped from Manila to Japan for further questioning, questioning, and was placed in camp D-l D-l D-l between Tokyo and Yokohama. Yokohama. After two years he was transferred north to a camp near Sendai, about 200 miles from Tokyo. Fifteen days after uen. Mac-Arthur Mac-Arthur Mac-Arthur stepped off the Bataan at Atsugi airport, a United States naval rescue force unlocked the Sendai camp gates. A few days later, accompanied by his fellow prisoners, Maj. .Grady docked at Yokohama pier for the second time. i "Our small craft had to worm its way thru seemingly thousands of United States navy ships," Maj. Grady said. "You can imagine imagine how good they looked to us!" Testifies At Vfar crimes Trial . He returned to ' Manila and eventually to the United States. Several months later he was recalled recalled to the orient, entering the Yokohama port for the third time on his way to testify in. the Japanese Japanese war crimes trials. " upon termination of the phase of the trials in which his testimony testimony was needed, Maj, Grady returned to the United States and was assigned to the army air forces. He was assigned to the air command and staff school at Maxwell air force base, Ala. Upon completion of his training, he. received orders for his present tour of duty in Japan, which is to last for 30 months. of N. Mrs. St., IN 2D Park with the of her Pat Don is of ii

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  1. Chicago Tribune,
  2. 12 Sep 1948, Sun,
  3. Page 284

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