Dr Aidan MacCarthy Born Castletownbere 1913

#OnThisDay 1913 Dr Aidan MacCarthy was born in Castletownbere, Cork. MacCarthy joined the RAF on a coin-toss, survived Dunkirk, imprisoned in a Japanese POW camp & was in Nagasaki when the atomic bomb was dropped. He then saved the Japanese guards’ lives.

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Dr Aidan MacCarthy Born Castletownbere 1913

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