Unbroken Timeline

Events

Louie is born

January 26, 1917

Louie starts running

1931

Louie trains all summer

1932

Louie begins 10th grade and starts to win races and improve his times

1933

Louie wins the Southern California Track and Field Championships and breaks the national high school one mile record

1934

Louie competes in the Berlin Olympics

1936

Louie runs for USC and continues to improve his time

1938

Louie wins the NCAA outdoor championships

June 1938

Louie enlists in the army air corps

1942

Louie takes off on the Green Hornet, and crashes into the Pacific Ocean

May 27, 1943

Louie is captured by the Japanese

July 14, 1943

Louie arrives at the first of two work camps

September 1943

Louie is transferred to Naoetsu

February 1945

News of the end of the war reaches the camp

August 15, 1945

Louie leaves camp

September 5, 1945

Louie is home

September 14, 1945

Louie Marries Cynthia Applewhite

May 25, 1946

Louie returns to Japan

1950