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World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Lillie Jacobs Fitzsimons interviews

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230341452]
Identifier: MSS 2635
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: approximately 2001

P.O.W.

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330018]
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

Sarah Lynn Robertson interview with Reed Higgins

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2782
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: approximately 2000

To Japan with encouragement and hope

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225523031]
Identifier: MSS SC 3060
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 2000

R. Calvin Withers collection of World War II Japanese items

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8588
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: approximately 1945