Sample stills from Ed Fitchett's Army Memories. Philippines locations in the Philippines, Formosa, Korea and Japan.
Fitchett was the commander of the Manila POW Camp No. 2 in Quezon City near the University of the Philippines with 1,000 Formosan and Japanese prisoners.
Exploring the Philippines
During free time, Fitchett toured many places on Luzon. He visited Manila, Bataan, Corregidor, Baguio and other places on Luzon using their L-4 artillery spotters based at Wack Wack Country Club. Visited Corregidor by boat an excursion trip sponsored by the Red Cross. Walking around the island, he visited Battery Wheeler, Battery Way, Malinta Tunnel and Mile Long Baracks and many other sites.
Repatriating Prisoners & Touring Japan
Fitchett volunteered to accompany a group of prisoners traveling aboard the Liberty Ship SS John L. Sullivan, picking up a group of prisoners (including nurses, Formosians and Japanese) from Tacloban then proceeding northward to drop off a group at Takao and Pusan, Korea. Arriving at Uraga, Fitchett then explores Yokohama, Tokyo and Mount Fuji.