Ronald E. Marcello

OH 0452

His experiences at Kaneohe Naval Air Station withthe Base Transportation Department during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7,1941.

OH 0612

His experiences while aboard the battleship USS West Virginia during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.

OH 1207

Foundry worker. His experiences in the Southwest Pacific Theater during World War II. Advanced training, Camp Stoneman, 1943; stationing in New Guinea; invasion of Cape Gloucester, New Britain, and attachment to the 1st Marine Division, 1943; landings at Hollandia, 1944; invasion of Lingayen Gulf, Philippines, 1944; kamikazes; advance toward Clark Field; reconstruction of Clark Field.

OH 0495

Member of the “Lost Battalion.” His experiences as a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II. Fall of Java and capture; Bicycle Camp, Batavia, 1942; Changi Prison Camp, Singapore, 1942; building the Burma-Thailand Death Railway, 1942-44; Kanchanaburi, Thailand, 1944-45; Bangkok, 1945; liberation.

OH 0426

Survivor of the sinking of the USS Houston. His experiences as a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II. Sinking of Houston, 1942; capture and imprisonment at Serang, Java; Bicycle Camp, Batavia, 1942; Changi Prison Camp, Singapore, 1942; building the Burma-Thailand Death Railway, 1942-44; Kanchanaburi, Thailand, 1944, and American air raids; Saigon and Da Lat, French Indo-China, 1944-45; liberation.

OH 0446

His experiences at Schofield Barracks with the 21st Infantry during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.

OH 1252

Survivor of the sinking of the USS Houston. His experiences as a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II. Sinking of the Houston,1942; capture and imprisonment in Serang, Java; Bicycle Camp, Batavia, 1942; Changi Prison Camp, Singapore, 1942; building the Burma- Thailand Death Railway, 1942-44; Rat Buri Thailand, 1944-45; liberation.

OH 0138

Businessman, survivor of the Bataan Death March. His experiences as a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II. Fall of Bataan and capture; Bataan Death March; Camp O’Donnell, 1942; Cabanatuan, 1942-44; hell ship to Japan, 1944; Shinagawa Prison Camp, Honshu, 1944-45; liberation .