Bataan Death March, Philippines, 1942
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2012 Box, Folder: 12.0026 - Folder 1
Content Description This collection relates to Harold and Lee Hart who served in the Pacific Theater of Operations and European Theater of Operations respectively. This collection contains two manuscripts, "Bataan ... My Story", by Harold Hart, and "Never to Forget", by Les Hart, and an accompanying current newspaper photograph of Lester hart. Harold's manuscript recounts events from June 1941 - June 1946, and covers his training, station in Manila, capture, experiences as a Prisoner of War, liberation, and return home. Les' manuscript recounts his experiences in World War II from 1944 to 1945 with the 10th Mountain Infantry Division, 220th anti-tank Unit.
Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2007 Box, Folder: 07.0073 - Folder 1
Scope and Contents This collection contains an unpublished biography of Joseph Peters entitled "An Ordinary Hero." Peters served as a medical doctor in the Philippines during World War II and retired a Colonel. The collection also includes a letter about his 1952 retirement and a letter to his daughter about an injury stating that the initial injury was sustained upon capture by the Japanese in 1942.
Dates: Created: 1941-1945; Other: Majority of material found in 1943; Other: Date acquired: 05/29/2007