Ronald E. Marcello

OH 0544

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; hell ship to Japan, 1942; Ohasi, Honshu, 1942-45; liberation.

OH 0308

His experiences as a fighter pilot with the 73rd Pursuit Squadron at Wheeler Field during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Additional comments by his wife, who was also there at the time.

OH 0911

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, 1942-43; building the Burma-Thailand Death Railway, 1942-44; Changi Jail, 1943-45; "King Rat" and black market activities; liberation.

OH 1242

Printer, member of the "Lost Battalion." His experiences as a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II. Fall of Java and capture; imprisonment in Surabaya, 1942; Changi Prison Camp, Singapore, 1942; hell ship to Japan, 1943; Nagasaki shipyards, 1943-45; Orio, Kyushu, 1945, and American air raids; liberation; description of damage at Nagasaki after the dropping of the atomic bomb.

OH 0186

Businessman, 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; Saigon and Da Lat, French Indo-China, 1944-45; liberation.

OH 0144

Postal worker, Army Air Forces veteran (454th Ordnance Squadron in Savannah, GA; later to become a part of the 464th Ordnance, 27th Bomb Group, Far East Air Force), 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; Clark Field, 1942-44; hell ship to Japan, 1944; copper mining at Hanawa, Honshu, 1944-45; liberation.