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Oral History Interview with Warren Amy, April 17, 1996

Description: Interview with Warren Amy, a Navy veteran, concerning his experiences aboard the submarine USS Chub in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Amy discusses Submarine School in New London, Connecticut (1943-1944), his assignment to the Chub (1944), his responsibilities as an electrician's mate, and various patrols in the North China Sea, the Java Sea, and off the Philippines.
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Date: April 17, 1996
Creator: Maglaughlin, Barry & Amy, Warren
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Ken Towery, March 19, 1995

Description: Interview with Ken Towery. Towery joined the Army in early 1941 and was sent to Corregidor to join a coast artillery unit. He recalls several details about life under siege at Corregidor before he was captured by the Japanese and taken to Cabanatuan. He left the Philippines later that year and was taken to China. Towery shares his opinions about being a POW as well as several anecdotes. He also comments on being liberated by Russians and how the Russians and Chinese communists cooperated right … more
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Date: March 19, 1995
Creator: Byrd, Richard W. & Towery, R. Ken
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Oral History Interviews with Columbus Savage, May 1994

Description: Interview with Colonel Columbus Savage, an Army Air Corps veteran (16th Bomb Squadron) and a survivor of the Bataan Death March, concerning his experiences as a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II. Savage discusses Bataan Airfield (1941-1942), the fall of Bataan and his capture, the Bataan Death March, Camp O'Donnell (1942), Cabanatuan (1942), Davao Penal Colony (1942-1944), Bilibid Prison in Manila (1944), the hell ship to Japan (1945), Mojo and Fukuoka, Kyushu (1945), Mukden, … more
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Date: {1994-05-26,1994-05-31}
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Savage, Columbus
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Oral History Interview with Darwin McMillan, September 16, 1985

Description: Interview with Darwin "Mac" McMillan, a long-term employee of Caltex from California, discussing his background, employment with Texaco and Standard Oil, the history of Caltex and his work as an executive there, his various assignment experiences in China the Philippines, Germany, India, and South Africa, and the oil market.
Date: September 16, 1985
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program
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[News Script: News]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story of news from different parts of world.
Date: February 18, 1974, 6:30 a.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Indo-China]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story of the south Vietnamese government who said that the Chinese Task Force that drive Vietnamese forces from the Paracel Islands may be preparing to head for the sparkly chain farther south.
Date: January 22, 1974, 6:30 a.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Oral History Interview with Onnie Clem, Jr., January 11, 1972

Description: Interview with Onnie Clem, Jr., Marine WWII veteran and POW from Dallas, Texas. Clem discusses his time as a Marine in Northern China before the war; his transfer to Cavite Navy Yard in the Philippines; the Japanese invasion; the Battle of Bataan; his capture and internment at Camp O'Donnell, Cabanatuan, and Davao; escaping from a sinking transport off the coast of Mindanao; and reuniting with American forces.
Date: January 11, 1972
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Clem, Onnie, Jr.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program
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Oral History Interview with Billy Allen, March 1, 1976

Description: Interview with Billy Allen, a Marine WWII veteran and POW from Van Alstyne, Texas. Allen discusses his entry into the Marine Corps, deployment to Shanghai with the China Marines in 1940-41, arrival in the Philippines, the Japanese attack on Mariveles Navy Yard, the retreat to Corregidor, capture by the Japanese, and experiences in internment at Bilibid Prison in Manila, Cabanatuan, Osaka, and Tsuruga, Fukui Prefecture.
Date: March 1, 1976
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Allen, Billy
Partner: UNT Oral History Program
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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
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The Biology and Population Status of Marine Turtles in the North Pacific Ocean

Description: From objectives and scope of work: The objective of this report is to provide a comprehensive review of the biology and population status of sea turtles potentially subject to entanglement in North Pacific high-seas driftnet fisheries. The report will assist National Marine Fisheries Service efforts to assess the impacts of the driftnet fisheries on threatened and endangered sea turtle populations.
Date: September 1993
Creator: Eckert, Karen L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oral History Interview with Melvin R. Baird, 1998

Description: Interview with Navy veteran Melvin R. "Pancho" Baird. It includes a combination of interviewing and reading from Baird's personal correspondence about his pre-World War II experiences with the U.S. Asiatic Fleet and his later experiences in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Baird talks about his stationing aboard the destroyer USS Alden as a radioman, the grounding of the SS President Hoover off of Hoishito Island, the Sino-Japanese War, liberty ashore various Asian port cities, events o… more
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Date: August 18, 1998
Creator: Baird, James & Baird, Melvin R.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program
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Asian Pacific Americans in the United States Congress

Description: Asian Pacific Americans have served in both houses of Congress representing California, Hawaii, Louisiana, Oregon, Virginia, American Samoa, and Guam. They have served in leadership positions, including committee and subcommittee chairmanships. This report presents information on Senators, Representatives, and Delegates, including party affiliations, length and dates of service, and committee assignments.
Date: February 1, 2010
Creator: Tong, Lorraine H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Policies to Change the World: Energy Sufficiency - Eight Policies towards the Sustainable Use of Energy

Description: This booklet discusses how energy sufficiency is the best solution for reducing energy consumption and waste. It presents policies for reducing global energy consumption such as energy auditing, phasing out incandescent light bulbs, combined heat/cooling energy and power, carbon-negative cooking, smart metering, area road pricing, and other measures.
Date: 2009
Creator: Rohde, Anja & Bee, Hilmar
Partner: UNT Libraries

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 6 weeks, 183rd week of U.S. participation in the war

Description: Front: Text describes Pacific action. Map: Pacific action. Inset maps: Yanks push north on Luzon; Allied troops in New Borneo landings; Japs fall back toward Fr. Indo-China border. Back: Save : don't help delay V-Day! Illustration of fist raised in V for Victory sign with text admonishing no waste of materials.
Date: June 18, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 4 weeks, 181st week of U.S. participation in the war

Description: Front: Text describes action on Okinawa, in Foochow, Tokyo, Mindanao. Maps: Pacific action flares; Okinawa; Foochow; Tokyo; Mindanao. Relief shown by spot heights and hill shading. Back: Paper bullets. Text describes propaganda leaflets as part of psychological warfare. Illustrations and text detail German and Jap Safe-Conduct Surrender Pass instructions.
Date: June 4, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 275th week of the war, 157th week of U.S. participation

Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Western front battle, Pressure on Budapest, German attack in Italy, Ormoc Falls: B-20s active, Far Eastern front. Maps: European front, The Saar, Hungarian front, Pacific action, Leyte area. Back: Text highlights "Preventive Maintenance" and describes the need to take care of ordnance equipment and "keep 'em rolling." Illustrations of 18 types of mobile ordnance are labeled.
Date: December 18, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 274th week of the war, 156th week of U.S. participation

Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Allied pressure increases, Cologne approaches attacked, Saar Valley threatened; Red Army strikes; Ravenna falls; Pacific Theatre active; Kweiyang evacuated; Japs retreat in Burma. Maps: Soviet drive; Cologne Plain; Winter offensive; Japanese threat; Leyte. Inset map: Philippines. Back: Photographs and llustrations highlight various infantry weapons: guns, rifles, pistols, machine guns, mortars and other weapons.
Date: December 11, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 272nd week of the war, 154th week of U.S. participation

Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Open general offensive, Armies in action, Italian fighting bitter, Budapest under siege, U.S. planes hit Manila, Japs increase pressure, Ledo-Burma Road. Maps: Leyte progress, Italian front, Allied offensive, Budapest to Miskolc. Back: Text and 12 photographs highlight the "Mulberry" secret floating harbor used with the European invasion.
Date: November 27, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 271st week of the war, 153rd week of U.S. participation

Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Open Metz drive, Strong barriers ahead, Pressure on Budapest, Tirpitz goes down, Japs stiffen resistance, B-29s over targets, Evacuate U.S. air base. Maps: Western front, Budapest to Miskolc front, Third Army offensive, Leyte, Allied troops strike south in Burma. Back: Text highlights amphibian armies' combat strategies and victories. Includes 3 photographs plus images of the Ampib's shoulder patch and pocket patch.
Date: November 20, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 268th week of the war, 150th week of U.S. participation

Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Philippine action, Chinese offensive, Western front drives, Soviet victory guns, Italian progress. Maps: Manila (Philippines); Pacific area; Philippine Islands; European front; Netherlands. Back: Your submarine, versatile warship. Cutaway cross section shows key features of a submarine. 3 photographs illustrate life aboard a submarine. Includes text from an Official Report of Admiral Ernest J. King, USN, Commander in Chief U.S. Fleet, an… more
Date: October 30, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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