Oral History Interview with Jess Stanbrough, April 15, 1985

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Interview with Jess Stanbrough, physicist, businessman, Army veteran, and member of the "Lost Battalion." The interview includes Stanbrough's personal experiences about being a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II, the Fall of Java and being captured, and Bicycle Camp. Stanbrough also talks about the construction and operation of secret radio at Bicycle Camp, being an iron smelter at Kamaishi, Honshu, continued operation of clandestine radio, American air and naval bombardment, Kamaishi, and liberation.

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Creation Date: April 15, 1985
Partner(s):
UNT Oral History Program
Collection(s):
UNT Oral Histories
Texas Oral History Collection
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Creator (Interviewer):
Marcello, Ronald E.

Dr. Ronald E. Marcello

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Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: University of North Texas
Place of Publication: Denton, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: April 15, 1985
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas
Place
Singapore
Place
Japan
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
From 1918 to April 1985
Description:

Interview with Jess Stanbrough, physicist, businessman, Army veteran, and member of the "Lost Battalion." The interview includes Stanbrough's personal experiences about being a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II, the Fall of Java and being captured, and Bicycle Camp. Stanbrough also talks about the construction and operation of secret radio at Bicycle Camp, being an iron smelter at Kamaishi, Honshu, continued operation of clandestine radio, American air and naval bombardment, Kamaishi, and liberation.

Physical Description:

214 p. ; 28 cm.

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Keyword(s): oral histories | biographies | interviews | prisoners of war | Lost Battalion
Partner:
UNT Oral History Program
Collection:
UNT Oral Histories
Collection:
Texas Oral History Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Number 0658
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc306831
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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Access: Use restricted to UNT Community
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