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Radio Link for WWII Prisoners in Japan {format} {format} 3:39 Jeff Rice

For the 60th anniversary of Germanyís surrender in World War II: British Col. R.G. Wells was among a group of soldiers in a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp who heard the news on a makeshift radio they built and hid in the campís latrine. [transcript]

Broadcast: May 6 2005 on NPR Day to Day Subjects: War, International, Technology