OH 1250

Businessman. His experiences as a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II. Navigator training in Texas, New Mexico, and Kansas; assignment to Saipan, 1944; his B-29 shot down over Tokyo, January, 1945; capture and interrogation by Japanese army personnel; beatings and torture; solitary confinement in Tokyo at the "The Stables"; Tokyo fire bomb raid of March 10, 1945; interrogation, beatings, and torture by Kempei-tai; transfer to Omori camp; liberation in August, 1945; postwar psychological problems and adjustments.

About this Oral History

Physical Description 139 pp.
Terms of Use Open
Interviewer(s) William J. Alexander
Date of Interview March 15, 1998

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