Oral History Interview with Uell M. Carter and George Killian, September 19, 1970

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Interview with Uell M. Carter and George Killian, who are both World War II veterans and members of the "Lost Battalion" from Amarillo, Texas. In the interview, the two veterans describe what it was like to be Japanese prisoners-of-war. They both discuss their experiences and memories of the fall of Java and the capture of Surabaja in 1942, and also of the bicycle camp Batavia in 1942-45.

Creator(s):
Location(s): United States - Texas
Creation Date: September 19, 1970
Partner(s):
UNT Oral History Program
Collection(s):
UNT Oral Histories
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Total Uses: 62
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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: September 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 1921 to September 19, 1970
Description:

Interview with Uell M. Carter and George Killian, who are both World War II veterans and members of the "Lost Battalion" from Amarillo, Texas. In the interview, the two veterans describe what it was like to be Japanese prisoners-of-war. They both discuss their experiences and memories of the fall of Java and the capture of Surabaja in 1942, and also of the bicycle camp Batavia in 1942-45.

Physical Description:

110 p. ; 28 cm.

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Keyword(s): interviews | oral histories | biographies | prisoners-of-war | experiences | recollections | captures | battles | bicycle camps | liberations | National Guard
Partner:
UNT Oral History Program
Collection:
UNT Oral Histories
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Number 56
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth223601
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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Access: Use restricted to UNT Community
Statement: All rights reserved. To request a copy, contact the Oral History Program.