OH 0781 | Oral History

OH 0781

PAPISH, Paul E. (b. 1919)

Military Service: U.S. Navy WWII Veteran
Notable: survivor of the sinking of the USS Houston
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; Changi Jail, 1944-45; liberation.

About this Oral History

Physical Description 184 pp.
Terms of Use Open
Interviewer(s) Ronald E. Marcello
Date of Interview January 30, 1989

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