1945: Worthington POW Freed From Hellish Starvation At Luzon

Henry Riss, a prisoner of war from Worthington, was freed from captivity as Americans took Luzon in 1945, and here are some excerpts from one of Riss’s letters home, describing hellish starvation.

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  1. Bill

    Kari, it looks as if you posted this one a little too fast. Henry Riss lived on Strait in Worthington. His cousins, Arthur and Eleanor Riss were captured in the Philipines. We don’t know where they lived when in the U.S. as they also wrote to a cousin in Pipestone.

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