SAVAGE, Columbus (b. 1914)

Notable: Survivor of Bataan Death March

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Survivor of the Bataan Death March. His experiences as a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II. Bataan Airfield, 1941-42; fall of Bataan and capture; Bataan Death March; Camp O'Donnell, 1942; Cabanatuan, 1942; Davao Penal Colony, 1942-44; Bilibid Prison, Manila, 1944; hell ship to Japan, 1945; Mojo and Fukuoka, Kyushu, 1945; Mukden, Manchuria, 1945; liberation by Russian troops.
Date of Interview: May 25, 1994, May 31, 1994

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Survivor of the Bataan Death March. His experiences as a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II. Bataan Airfield, 1941-42; fall of Bataan and capture; Bataan Death March; Camp O'Donnell, 1942; Cabanatuan, 1942; Davao Penal Colony, 1942-44; Bilibid Prison, Manila, 1944; hell ship to Japan, 1945; Mojo and Fukuoka, Kyushu, 1945; Mukden, Manchuria, 1945; liberation by Russian troops.
Date of Interview: May 25, 1994, May 31, 1994

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His experiences as an Army officer in the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression. Childhood in Alabama; assignment to the CCC as a junior officer in 4th Corps, Company 441 in Greer, South Carolina; description of camp; life in camp.
Date of Interview: October 22, 1995

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