Photo of Cpl. Henry D. "Rocky" Lorenz in uniform

Dublin Core

Title

Photo of Cpl. Henry D. "Rocky" Lorenz in uniform

Subject

WWII
World War II
Marines
USMC
Decatur, IL.

Description

Herald and Review Library; Lorenz, Cpl. Henry D. "Rocky"; Article on back of photo; "Cpl. Henry D. "Rocky" Lorenz, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Lorenz, 365 South Broadway, is back home after spending 52 months overseas, 45 of them as a prisoner of the Japs. he arrived in Decatur Friday and is staying with his parents for 90 days before going to Great Lakes for re-assignment. Cpl. Lorenz was captured by the Japanese on Wake Island Dec 23, 1941, when the American base was lost. He and other survivors of that gallant fight were then transferred aboard a Japanese ship to Yokohama. some of the Americans were taken off there, but t he others, including Cpl. Lorenz, were taken on to Woo Sung, a prison camp 15 miles from Shanghai."

Creator

Herald and Review

Source

Decatur, IL.

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

10/15/1945

Contributor

Decatur Herald and Review

Rights

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Relation

unknown

Format

.jpg
600 dpi

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

AF487

Coverage

World War II

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

6 x 8"

Files

AF487-WWII_LORENZ, HENRY D,(ROCKY), 10-15-1945.jpg

Citation

Herald and Review, “Photo of Cpl. Henry D. "Rocky" Lorenz in uniform,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed March 30, 2020, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/665.