Oral History Interview with Jack Moss, July 19, 1970

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Interview with Jack Moss, a businessman, army veteran, and a member of the "Lost Battalion" from Amarillo, Texas. In the interview, Mr. Moss describes what it was like to be a Japanese prisoner-of-war, which he spent most of the war as. He also discusses certain events, battles, and places that he was involved with, including the fall and capture of Java, the bicycle camp, Batavia and Singapore in 1942, the Changi Prison Camp, the building of the Burma-Thailand Death Railway, and his time in Kanchanaburi and Bangkok, Thailand.

Creator(s):
Location(s): United States - Texas
Creation Date: July 19, 1970
Partner(s):
UNT Oral History Program
Collection(s):
UNT Oral Histories
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Creator (Interviewer):
Marcello, Ronald E.

Dr. Ronald E. Marcello

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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Denton, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: July 19, 1970
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Oil and Gas, 1901-Present
From October 1940 to July 19, 1970
Description:

Interview with Jack Moss, a businessman, army veteran, and a member of the "Lost Battalion" from Amarillo, Texas. In the interview, Mr. Moss describes what it was like to be a Japanese prisoner-of-war, which he spent most of the war as. He also discusses certain events, battles, and places that he was involved with, including the fall and capture of Java, the bicycle camp, Batavia and Singapore in 1942, the Changi Prison Camp, the building of the Burma-Thailand Death Railway, and his time in Kanchanaburi and Bangkok, Thailand.

Physical Description:

60 p. ; 28 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): oral histories | interviews | biographies | prisoners-of-war | experiences | recollections | Thailand | Singapore | Burma-Thailand Death Railway | captures | prisons | camps
Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT Oral History Program
Collection:
UNT Oral Histories
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Number 45
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth223591
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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Access: Use restricted to UNT Community
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