Based on the letters of Earl Philip Reinhalter (1922-1953). Edited by his son, Earl Philip Reinhalter (1950-).
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Atsugi Airfield, Honshu, Japan
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General MacArthur's plane "Bataan" (a Douglas C-54 Skymaster) at Ie Shima, August 1945.
Ernie Pyle's grave on Ie Shima. After the war, Pyle’s remains were moved to a cemetery
in Okinawa, and then to National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Hawaii.
Jap surrender party at Ie Shima, August 1945. They arrived in two "Betty" bombers, which by U.S. instructions were painted white, with green "+" insignia.
Jap peace emissaries - August 1945 at Ie Shima.
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