Louie, Frank Tinker, and a few other Ofuna veterans stood by the gate of Omori POW camp.
Louie was driven to Tokyo, Japan and was given a prompt of an American radio broadcast announcing his death, and made a speech announcing that he was alive on Radio Tokyo.
one-hundred eleven B-29s had arrived in Tokyo the rescue the prisoners in POW camps.
Little Boy the atomic bomb was on a US plane, but it accidentally slips into Hiroshima, Japan.
The war was over.
The POW's took some paint and painted two giant words, "FOOD" and the other one "SMOKES".
Japan signed its formal surrender.
Louie and other POW's escape by walking over to an official and asking if they could have a train arranged for the next day.
Cissy Zamperini is born.
Louie Zamperini has passed away in Los Angeles, California, United States of America.