Tag: Japanese holdouts

  • Japanese World War II Holdouts

    On this date in 1972, Shoichi Yokoi, one of the last Japanese holdouts from World War II was discovered hiding in Guam. Here are some things you may not have known about Japanese holdouts, including Yokoi. Corporal Shoichi Yokoi served in the 38th Regiment and arrived on Guam in February 1943. After the Americans captured […]