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Saturday, August 17, 2013

The day the highest-ranking POW came home

The day the highest-ranking POW came home
The Gazette
by Tom Roeder
Published: August 16, 2013

It was two days after VJ day when the war ended for Lt. Gen. Jonathan M. Wainwright IV.

The former commander of the 3rd Cavalry Regiment, which once called Fort Carson home, was the highest-ranking American prisoner of war taken in World War II, or any other war.
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