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Bataan Death March, Philippines, 1942

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Harold and Lester Hart collection

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2012 Box, Folder: 12.0026 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-12.0026
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.

Dates: 1941-1946

Jack H. Heinzel transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2000 Box, Folder: 00.0009-Folder 1
Identifier: 02-00.0009
Scope and Contents

Oral history of U.S. Army Air Corps B-17 Co-Pilot Colonel Jack H. Heinzel, an American prisoner of war who survived the Bataan death march and subsequent "Hell Ships" starting in April of 1942. The collection contains one folder with fifteen pages detailing this airman's experience of these atrocities.

Dates: Created: 1941-2000; Other: Majority of material found in 1941-1945; Other: Date acquired: 03/27/2000

Hugh Zeigler papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box, Folder: 01.0300 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-01.0300
Scope and Contents

Hugh Zeigler served with the 454th Heavy Bomb Aviation Ordnance Company, handling and caring for bombs, during World War II in the Philippine Islands. He was captured there by the Japanese and spent the remainder of the war in a POW camp. This collection consists of an oral history interview transcript conducted on January 6, 2000.

Dates: Created: 1917-1951; Other: Date acquired: 07/26/2001