1942 - 1945

OH 0543

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, Thailand, 1944, and American air raids; Bangkok, 1944-45; liberation.

OH 0498

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, Singapore, 1942; building the Burma-Thailand Death Railway, 1942-44; Kanchanaburi, Thailand, 1944; Nakhom Pathon, Thailand, 1944-45; liberation.

OH 0544

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; hell ship to Japan, 1942; Ohasi, Honshu, 1942-45; liberation.

OH 0911

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, Singapore, 1942-43; building the Burma-Thailand Death Railway, 1942-44; Changi Jail, 1943-45; "King Rat" and black market activities; liberation.

OH 1242

Printer, member of the "Lost Battalion." His experiences as a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II. Fall of Java and capture; imprisonment in Surabaya, 1942; Changi Prison Camp, Singapore, 1942; hell ship to Japan, 1943; Nagasaki shipyards, 1943-45; Orio, Kyushu, 1945, and American air raids; liberation; description of damage at Nagasaki after the dropping of the atomic bomb.

OH 0144

Postal worker, Army Air Forces veteran (454th Ordnance Squadron in Savannah, GA; later to become a part of the 464th Ordnance, 27th Bomb Group, Far East Air Force), survivor of the Bataan Death March. His experiences as a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II. Fall of Bataan and capture; Bataan Death March; Camp O'Donnell, 1942; Clark Field, 1942-44; hell ship to Japan, 1944; copper mining at Hanawa, Honshu, 1944-45; liberation.

OH 0658

Physicist, businessman, 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; construction and operation of secret radio at Bicycle Camp; Changi Prison Camp, Singapore, 1942; hell ship to Japan, 1942; iron smelter at Kamaishi, Honshu, 1942-43; Ohasi, Honshu, 1943; continued operation of clandestine radio; American air and naval bombardment, 1944-45; Kamaishi, 1944-45; liberation.

OH 0484

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, Singapore, 1942; building the Burma-Thailand Death Railway, 1942-44; Kanchanaburi and Tamarkan, Thailand, 1944, and American air raids; Saigon and Da Lat, French Indo-China, 1945; liberation.