|Shoichis Cave, his home from 1945-1972 - click to enlarge|
In the end he had no choice, his option exhausted, the cave had been located. It is now a tourist attraction.
He was cleaned up and fed and had an exhaustive medical examination, and finally, returned to Japan to a bewildered nation who had long thought him dead.
That's this day in history. American history (label) you ask? Guam and the neighboring islands of the Northern Marianas are a U S Territory, ever since the end of the Spanish American War.
|Shoichi gets his first haircut in a long time, before going home.|