OH 0497

SCHWARZ, Otto C. (b. 1923)

Military Service: U.S. Navy WWII Veteran
Notable: survivor of the sinking of the USS Houston
Survivor of the sinking of 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; Tamarkan, and Nakhon Pathom, Thailand, 1944-45; Saigon and Da Lat, French Indo-China, 1945; liberation.

About this Oral History

Physical Description 160 pp.
Terms of Use Open
Interviewer(s) Ronald E. Marcello
Date of Interview August 7, 1979

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