OH 0689 | Oral History

OH 0689

PRUNTY, Luther G. (b. 1912)

Profession: civil servant
Notable: member of the “Lost Battalion"
Civil servant, 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; Tamarkan, Thailand, 1944-45, and American air raids; Phet Buri, Thailand, 1945; liberation.

About this Oral History

Physical Description 230 pp.
Terms of Use Open
Interviewer(s) Ronald E. Marcello
Date of Interview October 20, 1986 to October 27, 1986

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