World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Contains papers that would normally be collected in the military, including transfer and temporary duty orders, correspondence, assignments, pay queries, resource charts, and retirement requests to the Veterans Administration. Dated 1942 to 1978.
The series contains Army, Navy, and Internment camp records of the Philippines from World War II. There are also business, personal, and military letters, newspapers, and other ephemera, such as blueprints, drawings for a ship, and census records of the internment camps. Materials dated 1918 to 1978.
Edward Miller Grimm military records, letters, and other material on Santo Tomas University Internment Camp and Cabantuan Prisoner of War Camp, 1942-1945
Subseries contains military records that pertain to the Santo Tomas University Internment Camp and Cabantuan Prisoner of War Camp, including a census of internees, the plan for relief of civilian internees, organizational chart, casualty lists, day-to-day work, and a Manila newspaper with a story about the camp. Materials dated 1942 to 1945.
Typescript of an interview. Fitzsimons was sent to Australia and New Guinea in 1943. After 18 months, she went to a hospital in the Philippines. She talked about the challenges of nursing in a tropical area. She treated both American soldiers and Japanese captives.
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.
Typescript of an interview conducted by Sarah Lynn Robertson from the included sound tapes. Higgins tells about his training in Hawaii and Texas. He also talks about his deployment to the Philippines. He spent some time on Okinawa and Japan. Higgins also relates his impressions when he returned home.
Jacobsen writes about being held in captivity by the Japanese for three and one-half years in the Philippines and Japan during World War II. Comments on the strength that he derived from his belief in the Mormon Church and in his family.
Collection contains materials found on the island of Corregidor during mop up operations following World War II. Materials included are two postcards, a headband, and a Japanese book of law.