Captured in March 1945, Pvt. Herman Perry
is held at the Intermediate Section Stockade near Chabua.
with Perry (center) are Lt. Col. Earl O. Cullum and Capt. Joseph J.
Examining wound in Perry's foot are Colonel
Cullum and a medical technician.
Herman Perry shortly before his execution in Ledo, India, in 1945.
Herman Perry served in the China Burma India Theater of World War II
constructing the Ledo Road.
Six decades after his execution, Edna Wilson, Herman Perry's
sister, arranged for his remains to be
cremated and brought to her
home in Washington, D.C. Her brother's fate is chronicled in the book
"Now the Hell Will Start," by Brendan Koerner.
The urn holding Herman Perry's remains.