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Thailand; Phet Buri

OH 0139

College professor, 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; Tamuang, Thailand, 1944, and American air raids; Phet Buri, Thailand, 1944-45; liberation.