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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.
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Date: November 9, 1970
Creator: Marcello, Ronald & Fujita, Frank
Partner: UNT Oral History Program