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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 260th week of the war, 142nd week of U.S. participation

Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts : North France, South France, Italy, Pacific, Eastern front. Maps: France, Oblique view of southern France looking north up the Rhone River Valley, the Balkans. Inset map: Paris. Photograph: Aerial view of one of the ports in southern Italy just before the landings on southern France. Back: Map of Celebes Netherlands Indies
Date: September 4, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 263rd week of the war, 145th week of U.S. participation

Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: France, Pacific, Italy, China-Burma, Eastern front. Maps: North Burma; France; Western Pacific; Warsaw. Insets: Palau Islands; Morotai. Back:"Mindanao, Philippine Islands." Two different oblique views of the island. The large image shows it as seen from the southwest.
Date: September 25, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oral History Interview with Marvin E. Tilghman, September 6, 1978

Description: Interview with Marvin Tilghman, an Army veteran (2nd Battalion, 131st Field Artillery, Texas National Guard) and a member of the "Lost Battalion," concerning his experiences as a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II. Tilghman discusses the fall of Java and his capture, Bicycle Camp in Batavia (1942), Changi Prison Camp in Singapore (1942), building the Burma-Thailand Death Railway (1942-1944), Kanchanaburi, Thailand (1944), Saigon and Da Lat, French Indo-China (1944-1945), American air raids, and his liberation.
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Date: September 6, 1978
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Tilghman, Marvin E., 1917-
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Clark L. Taylor, September 14, 1979

Description: Interview with Captain Clark Taylor, an Army veteran (2nd Battalion, 131st Field Artillery, Texas National Guard) and a member of the "Lost Battalion," concerning his experiences as a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II. Taylor discusses the fall of Java and his capture, Bicycle Camp in Batavia (1942), Changi Prison Camp in Singapore (1942), building the Burma-Thailand Death Railway (1942-1944), Kanchanaburi and Tamarkan, Thailand (1944), American air raids, Bangkok, Thailand (1945), and his liberation.
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Date: September 14, 1979
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Taylor, Clark L., 1915-
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Sidney C. Matlock, September 9, 1981

Description: Interview with Sidney Matlock, an Army veteran (2nd Battalion, 131st Field Artillery, Texas National Guard) and a member of the "Lost Battalion," concerning his experiences as a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II. Matlock discusses the fall of Java and his capture, Bicycle Camp in Batavia (1942), Changi Prison Camp in Singapore (1942), building the Burma-Thailand Death Railway (1942-1944), Kanchanaburi, Thailand (1944), railroad maintenance work in Burma (1944), Phet Buri, Thailand (1945), and his liberation.
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Date: September 9, 1981
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Matlock, Sidney C., 1917-
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Arthur B. Clark, September 29, 2000

Description: Interview with Arhtur B. Clark, a Texas National Guard WWII veteran and POW from Abilene, Texas, who was captured with the 2nd Battalion, 131st Field Artillery. Clark discusses joining the National Guard, training and maneuvers, deployment to the Pacific, the fall of Java and surrender to the Japanese, experiences in internment at Tanjong Priok in Batavia, internment at Changi Camp in Singapore, labor on the Burma "Death" Railway, and liberation. The interview includes an appendix with a reference page and a written flight log by Col. Tom Sledge.
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Date: September 29, 2000
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Clark, Arthur B.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program
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