Post suggests American WW2 prisoners were British soldiers6 April 2021What was claimed A photo of two emaciated men strongly implies they were British soldiers. Our verdict This is a famous photograph of two American civilians after the liberation of a Japanese POW camp in 1945. A black and white photo of two emaciated men has been circulating in a post on Facebook that has been shared 22,000 times. The post strongly implies they were British soldiers. If UK is so bad Leave .”This strongly implies both men were British soldiers.