It's exactly 40 years since a Japanese soldier was found in the jungles of Guam, having survived there for nearly three decades after the end of WWII. He was given a hero's welcome on his return to Japan - but never quite felt at home in modern society.

Three decades hiding in the Guam jungle

The amazing story of Shoichi Yokoi who spent 28 years hiding in the jungle.

Shoichi Yokoi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Shoichi Yokoi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

1972 After 28 years of hiding in the jungles of Guam, local farmers discover Shoichi Yokoi, a Japanese sergeant who was unaware that World War II had ended. Guam, a 200-square-mile island in the western Pacific, became a U.S. possession in 1898 after the Spanish-American War. In 1941, the Japanese attacked and captured it, and in 1944, after three years of Japanese occupation, U.S. forces retook Guam. It was at this time that Yokoi, left behind by the retreating Japanese forces, went into…

小野田寛郎さん Onoda Hiroo, A Japanese Soldier Who Continued Fighting WWII 29 Years After the Japanese Surrendered, Because He Didn’t Know

We traveled a long way to see this hole! lol-- It's where Shoichi Yokoi hid out in Guam for 28 years, vowing not to surrender.

Discover Yokoi's Cave in Inarajan, Guam: The underground hideout of a Japanese soldier for whom World War II ended in

Shoichi Yokoi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

1972 - Japanese soldier Shoichi Yokoi was discovered in Guam, having spent 28 years hiding in the jungle thinking World War II was still going on.

El soldado japonés Shoichi Yokoi fue encontrado en las selvas de Guam después de sobrevivir durante tres décadas creyendo que Japón seguía en guerra. Yokoi murió de un ataque cardíaco en sept. de 1997, con 82 años.Fue enterrado en un cementerio de Nagoya bajo la lápida que su madre había mandado hacer en 1955

Discover Yokoi's Cave in Inarajan, Guam: The underground hideout of a Japanese soldier for whom World War II ended in

Safrudin S. Manyila: SERSAN SHOICHI YOKOI,Nakamura (Di Morotai) Letnan Dua Hiroo Onoda MENYERAH SETELAH 27 TAHUN PERANG USAI

Safrudin S. Manyila: SERSAN SHOICHI YOKOI,Nakamura (Di Morotai) Letnan Dua Hiroo Onoda MENYERAH SETELAH 27 TAHUN PERANG USAI

28 Years in the Jungle: The Shoichi Yokoi Story

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