WHITEHEAD, Thomas A. (b. 1920)

Notable: member of the “Lost Battalion"

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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, 1942; building the Burma-Thailand Death Railway, 1942-44; Kanchanaburi and Tamarkan, Thailand, 1944; Non Pladuk, Thailand, 1944-45; Ubon, Thailand, 1945; liberation.
Date of Interview: February 2, 1977

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