World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, American
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Biography and family record of Cecil Grant Ash, 1990 where Ash recounts his experiences growing up in Lehi, Utah from the 1920s to the 1940s. He also discusses his POW experiences, including journal enteries and war poems written in the camps by U.S. soldiers
Transcript of an interview conducted by Clayton Dahle on 3 July 1985 for the Ray Hillam war project. Brown served as a gunner for the United States Army Air Corps and flew combat missions against the Japanese. He was shot down and captured by the Japanese. Even though he was starved and tortured, he managed to survive. He said that the United States participation in World War II was justified.
Collection includes five items: the History of John Johnson, History of Harry Martin Thorsen, "Main Street, Salina, Utah," by Harry Thorsen, History of Salina, and a compilation of historical documents describing the shooting of German POWs in Salina by Clarence Bertucci on 8 July 1945.