Zf853. Perhaps a prewar picture of San Fernando, La Union from above the La Union High School in San Fernando, the view is in the direction of the narrow neck of the Poro Peninsular where the POWs stayed on the 26th and 27th of Dec 1944. In the city at left near the San Fernando Bay was the railroad station where the POWs arrived in the night of the 24th Dec. 1944. Here most POWs, after stepping out of the box cars, collapsed from exhaustion and just fell asleep at the railroad station after a 17 hour trip packed into the boxcars.

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