Here is the text of an email they sent me, which I copied electronically and pasted directly here:
this is unbelievable news im sending to you. one of the signatures on the flag is still alive i have spoken to him today and will be bringing the flag to his home in MD this Thursday his name is max desfor Pulitzer prize winner he remembers signing this flag the night Tokyo was taken with MacArthur we will have a photo shoot of him with this flag he signed with MacArthur. Along with a letter of the events that night signed by desfor to confirm this find.
I wonder what became of the flag he said he had, that was signed by MacArthur upon his return to the Philippines?
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