|Yokoi's Cave in 1972
He had been hiding at the area since the US invasion with two other japanese stragglers, but later they separated. "We dug a cave in a bamboo thicket, but after a few months our food ran out. The others moved to a new hiding place where there was more food. We visited each other." About 8 years ago, he found both of them dead. "I believe they died of starvation".