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P.O.W.

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3059

Scope and Contents

Describes being captured by the Japanese in the Philippines during World War II, the Bataan Death March, and his three and one-third years as a prisoner of war in the Philippines and Japan. Also included are two photographs of Poole in his military uniform and a note stating that his son later served in Japan as a missionary for the Mormon Church. Also on microfilm.

Dates

  • 1980

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Microfilm copy is open without restriciton. Access to original materials with permission from the supervisor of reference services.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from P.O.W. must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Mormon soldier stationed in the Philippines at the outbreak of World War II.

Extent

1 folder (0.04 linear ft.)

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Harold W. Poole; 2000.

Appraisal

Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Title
Register of P.O.W.
Status
Completed
Author
Andrea Wyss
Date
2011 February 17
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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