World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230337591]
Identifier: MSS 2776
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a bound autobiography (29 pages) and various letters, newspaper clippings, and photographs relating to East's life and military service. East was captured by the Japanese in the Philippines in April 1942 and survived the Bataan Death March and over three years as a prisoner of war in the Philippines and Japan. His autobiograpy mainly deals with his sufferings as a prisoner of war and with his faith in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.