Forgotten Chaplains

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Remembering three chaplains/POWs of WWII

Remembering three chaplains/POWs of WWII

Jul 18, 2021

We are all familiar with the Four Chaplains who lost their lives that others may live when USAT Dorchester in WWII was sunk. Also we are familiar with Medal of Honor recipients Chaplain Emil Kapann, Korea, and Chaplain Vincent Capodanno in Vietnam. U.S. Navy Medical Doctor Capt. L.B. Sartin describes the heroic efforts of many taken prisoner in the Philippines in WWII.

Among three chaplains mentioned in his narrative who served at the Bilibid POW hospital were three chaplains deserving recognition. They include Catholic Chaplain Lt. Cummings, Catholic Chaplain Maj. Duffy and Protestant Chaplain Lt. Col. Wilcox. Sorry their full names were not mentioned in the narrative.

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