Linus Marlow's Rosary.

Linus B. Marlow, POW in Japan and the Philippines, kept his crucifix "strongly secured" to his dog tags most of the time.  By the end of his captivity, the two items were the only possessions he had left from the beginning of the war.

 


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Credits:
Linus Marlow's Rosary; manipulated photo by Eric Shindelbower; image may not be reproduced without prior written permission of the photographer.

National Prisoner of War Museum
Andersonville National Historic Site
Andersonville, Georgia 31711.
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