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Oral History Interview with Ray Robinson, June 25, 1979

Description: Interview with Ray Robinson regarding his experiences in the military and as a prisoner of war of the Japanese during World War II. He was part of the Texas National Guard, 36th Division, 131st Field Artillery, 2nd Battalion, also known as the "Lost Battalion." He was captured on the island of Java in March of 1942 and spent the duration of the war thereafter as a prison of war in camps in South East Asia and in Japan.
Date: June 25, 1979
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Ray Robinson
Partner: University of North Texas

Oral History Interview with Roy Offerle, August 14, 1978

Description: Interview with Roy Offerle regarding his experiences in the military and as a prisoner of war of the Japanese during World War II. He was part of the Texas National Guard, 36th Division, 131st Field Artillery, 2nd Battalion, also known as the "Lost Battalion." He was captured on the island of Java in March of 1942 and spent the duration of the war thereafter as a prison of war in camps in South East Asia and in Japan.
Date: August 14, 1978
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Offerle, Roy M.
Partner: University of North Texas

Oral History Interview with Dean M. McCall, February 26, 1971

Description: Interview with Dean M. McCall, Army Air Corps veteran and survivor of the siege of Corregidor. The interview includes McCall's personal experiences as a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II. McCall talks about the Japanese bombing of Nichols Field, the fall of Bataan, the fall of Corregidor and his capture, Bilibid Prison, hell ship to Japan, copper mining at Motiyama, Honshu, American air raids and naval bombardment, and liberation.
Date: February 26, 1971
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & McCall, Dean M.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with George Koury, Jr., April 27, 1972

Description: Interview with George Koury, Jr., Marine Corps veteran and survivor of the Bataan Death March. The interview includes Koury's personal experiences as a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II. Koury talks about the Fall of Bataan and his capture, the Bataan Death March, Camp O'Donnell, Nichols Field, hell ship to Formosa and to Japan, Prison Camp No. 7, and liberation.
Date: April 27, 1972
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Koury, George, Jr.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with O. R. Sparkman, May 6, 1971

Description: Interview with O.R. Sparkman, a Marine WWII veteran and POW from Dallas, Texas. Stationed in China before the war, Sparkman was captured in December 1941 by the Japanese in Beijing and interned at various camps in occupied China and Korea before finishing the war at Hakodate, Japan.
Date: May 6, 1971
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Sparkman, O. R.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Frank Fujita, November 9, 1970

Description: Interview with Frank Fujita, a Texas National Guard WWII veteran and POW from Abilene, Texas. Fujita recounts his deployment with 2nd Battalion, 131 Field Artillery Regiment (known as the "the Lost Battalion"), which landed in Java in December 1941, where his unit fought the Japanese near Malang in March 1942, before being captured and held in camps at Malang, Singapore, Nagasaki, and Omori Island. Fujita recorded his POW experiences in an encrypted diary.
Date: November 9, 1970
Creator: Marcello, Ronald & Fujita, Frank
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with John Breckenridge Garrison, September 18, 1970

Description: Interview with Brack Garrison, a Marine WWII veteran and POW from Amarillo, Texas, accompanied by Nita Boynton. Garrison details his experiences defending Guam in the Japanese invasion of December 1941, and his subsequent surrender and internment in Japanese POW camps at Zentsuji and Osaka.
Date: September 18, 1970
Creator: Marcello, Ronald & Garrison, John Breckenridge (Brack)
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Tom Blaylock, March 22, 1971

Description: Interview with Tom Blaylock, an Army Air Corps WWII veteran and POW from Dallas, Texas. Blaylock was stationed in the Philippines during the Japanese invasion of December 1941, was captured, forced to partake in the Bataan Death March, and was interned at several major POW camps in the Philippines before transferring to a coal mine camp at Omine-machi, Yamaguchi, Japan.
Date: March 22, 1971
Creator: Marcello, Ronald & Blaylock, Thomas
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Roy Allen, November 4, 1970

Description: Interview with Roy Allen, an Army Air Corps WWII veteran and POW from Denton, Texas. Allen served during the invasion of the Philippines in December 1941, after which he fought with Filipino guerrillas until his capture by Japanese forces in mid-1942. He was interned at the Del Monte Plantation, Mindanao, and later at Yokkaichi, Japan.
Date: November 4, 1970
Creator: Marcello, Robert & Allen, Roy
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with George Burlage, November 18, 1970

Description: Interview with George Burlage, a Marine WWII veteran and POW from Visalia, California. Burlage was stationed in the Philippines before the war and fought at Corregidor in 1942 before his capture by the Japanese, after which he was interned at Camp Cabanatuan #3 in Central Luzon, Las Pinas airfield near Manila, and Moji, Japan.
Date: November 18, 1970
Creator: Marcello, Ronald & Burlage, George
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with William G. Adair, May 27, 1971

Description: Interview with Major William G. Adair, an Army WWII veteran and POW from Birmingham, Alabama. Stationed in the Philippines when the Japanese invaded in December 1941, Adair was captured, survived the Bataan Death March, and interned at Cabanatuan before going to Osaka and Zentsuji, Japan for the remainder of the war.
Date: May 27, 1971
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Adair, William G.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Paul Bunch, December 7, 1971

Description: Interview with Paul Bunch, a New Mexico National Guard WWII veteran and POW from Atlanta, Missouri. Bunch served in I Troop, 111th Horse Cavalry, which became F Battery, 200th Coast Artillery (Anti-Aircraft); he recounts going to the Philippines before the war in 1941, his action during the bombing of Clark Field on December 8th, the fight for Bataan, and his capture and internment at Camp O'Donnell, after which he was held at Cabanatuan #2, Bilibid Prison, and then Yodagawa Steel Mill, Osaka, Japan.
Date: December 7, 1971
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Bunch, Paul
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Loren H. Brantley, November 19, 1971

Description: Interview with Loren Brantley, a Marine WWII veteran and POW from Daingerfield, Texas. Brantley discusses being stationed in Shanghai before the war, his experience in the Philippines when the Japanese attacked on December 8th, the Battle of Corregidor, and his internments at Bilibid Prison, Cabanatuan, and a coal mine near Nagasaki.
Date: November 19, 1971
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Brantley, Loren H.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Karl A. Bugbee, December 8, 1971

Description: Interview with Karl Bugbee, a Marine WWII veteran and POW from New Orleans, Louisiana. Bugbee discusses his time in the Philippines at Cavite Naval Yard before the war, the Japanese invasion, the Battle of Bataan, the Battle of Corregidor, his capture, and his internment at Bilibid Prison, Cabanatuan, and the Ashio Copper Mine in Japan.
Date: December 8, 1971
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Bugbee, Karl A.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program