OH 0698

VISAGE, William A. (b. 1922)

Profession: Accountant
Notable: member of the “Lost Battalion"
Accountant, former member of the "Lost Battalion." His experiences as a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II. Fall of Java and capture; Surabaja, Java, 1942; Changi Prison Camp, Singapore, 1942; hell ship to Japan, 1942; Nagasaki shipyards, 1942-45; Orio, Kyushu; liberation; observations of Nagasaki after dropping of the A-bomb.

About this Oral History

Physical Description 157 pp.
Terms of Use Open
Interviewer(s) Ronald E. Marcello
Date of Interview July 15, 1987, July 16, 1987

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