OH 0139 | Oral History

OH 0139

PRYOR, C. L. (b. 1920)

Military Service: U.S. Marine Corps WWII Veteran
Profession: College Professor
Notable: survivor of the sinking of the USS Houston
College professor, 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; Tamuang, Thailand, 1944, and American air raids; Phet Buri, Thailand, 1944-45; liberation.

About this Oral History

Physical Description 346 pp.
Terms of Use Open
Interviewer(s) Ronald E. Marcello
Date of Interview November 4, 1972 to February 20, 1973

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