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.

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110 p. ; 28 cm.

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Marcello, Ronald E.; Carter, Uell M. & Killian, George 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.

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110 p. ; 28 cm.

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UNT Oral Histories

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  • September 19, 1970

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Marcello, Ronald E.; Carter, Uell M. & Killian, George. Oral History Interview with Uell M. Carter and George Killian, September 19, 1970, book, September 19, 1970; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223601/: accessed May 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Oral History Program.