One of three men who raised the first American flag
to fly over Japan, after Japanís verbal surrender,
at Mukaishima prisoner-of-war camp, Honshu Island,
Japan on August 18, 1945, Sgt. Rhodun Martin Bussell,
G Battery 515th Coast Artillery, passed away in
Shertz, Texas on September 11, 2002. Mr. Bussell was
awarded two Bronze Stars.