SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF

MILITARY HISTORY INSTITUTE

SOURCES REGARDING ALLIED PRISONERS OF THE JAPANESE IN WWII

 

Bibliography provided by USAMHI

POW WWII Japan
RefBranch
dv Dec 98 (6th ed)

 

ALLIED PRISONERS OF THE JAPANESE

A Selected Bibliography of MHI Sources


NOTE: Approx. 16,000 Americans became prisoners of the Japanese.

 

CONTENTS
Gen/Misc.....p.1
Special Aspects.....p.3
Memoirs/Biogs
- American
- Pub.....p.4
- Unpub.....p.9
- Brit/Austrl.....p.11

 


GENERAL/MISCELLANEOUS

Allied Forces. South West Pacific Area. Allied Trans and Interp Sec. "Regulations for Handling Prisoners of War." Enemy Pub No 321, Feb 1945. 18 p. D735E5413no321.
Jap procedures.

American Red Cross. Prisoners of War Bulletin. Oct 1943?Jun 1945 (incomplete). Per.
Intended for relatives of US prisoners. Incls notes on various camps in both Ger and Jap.

Clarke, Hugh, et al. Prisoners of War. Sydney, Australia: Time?Life, 1988. 168 p.
DU112.3A97no10.
Australians in captivity. See Chaps 3?6.

"Code Book: American Civilian Internees." Mimeo copy, n.d. 16 p. D805U5U581.
Lists of POW and civilian internee camps of the Japanese, Pt I, pp. 4?7.

Gruenzner, Norman. Postal History of American POWs: World War II, Korea, Vietnam.
State College, PA: Amer Philatelic Soc, 1979. 128 p. UZ200G78.
Incls lists of camps with concise data on many; see pp. 45?100 on Jap sites.

POWs of Japan p.2

International Red Cross. Report of the International Committee of the Red Cross on its Activities during the Second World War (September 1, 1939?June 30, 1947). 2 vols. Geneva: Journal de Geneva, 1948. 1056 p. D806A485.
See Chap XII and pp. 267?69.

Kerr, E. Bartlett. Surrender and Survival: The Experience of American POWs in the Pacific, 1941?45. NY: Morrow, 1985. 356 p. D805J3K43.

Laurie, Clayton D. "The Ultimate Dilemma of Psychological Warfare in the Pacific: Enemies who
Don't Surrender, and GIs Who Don't Take Prisoners." War & Soc 14 (May 1996):
pp. 99-120. Per.

Mason, W. Wynne. Prisoners of War. In Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939?45 series. Wellington, NZ: War Hist Branch, Dept Internal Affairs, 1954.
pp. 343?47 & 515?17 D805A2M37..

Sommers, Stan, ed. The Japanese Story. Booklet, American Ex?POWs, n.d. 84 p. MiscFile-POW.
Articles and excerpts.

Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers. Reports of General MacArthur. Vol I Supp: The Occupation: Military Phase. Tokyo, 1950; reprinted GPO 1966. D735S8V1Supp.
See Chap IV, "Relief of Prisoners and Internees."

U.S. Army Service Forces. Control Division. Statistical Review, World War II. Wash, DC: ASF, 1946. p. 157. RefColl/D769.75A52.
Monthly totals of US POWs held by Jap; highest = 20,079, Sep 1944.

U.S. Army. Southwest Pacific Area. Allied Translator and Interpreter Section. Reports, 1942?46, on microfiche in Wartime Translations of Seized Japanese Documents. Bethesda, MD: Congressional Info Svc, 1988. 2212 cards. D735W3713, Micro.
2?vol pub index/guide on file, too.

U.S. Dept of Army. Office Provost Marshal Gen. Prisoners of War. 3 vols. Study, Dec 1968. JX5141R48.
Lists all Jap comps, pp. 131-65.

U.S. Nat Arch & Rcds Admin. Records Relating to Personal Participation in WWII: American Prisoners of War and Civilian Internees. Wash, DC: NARA, 1992. 84 p. CD3023A35(Ref
Coll).
List of Jap camp rcds, pp. 57-70.

Waterford, Van. Prisoners of the Japanese in World War II: Statistical History, Personal Narratives.... Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 1994. 394 p. D805J3W38.
Senate data on each camp.



POWs of Japan p.3

 


SPECIAL ASPECTS/SPECIFIC INCIDENTS

Cotton, John. "How the Japanese Treat Prisoners." Mar Corps Gaz 29 (Mar 1945): pp. 28?30. Microfilm in Per.

Culver, Gordon O. "Superfort Samaritans." Air Force 28 (Nov 1945): pp. 10?11. Per.
B?29's drop relief supplies on Allied POW camps, Japan, Aug 1945.

Falk, Stanley. Bataan: The March of Death. NY: Norton, 1962. 256 p. D805J3F27.

Iannarelli, Anthony N. & John G. The Eighty Thieves: American POWs in WWII Japan.
San Diego: Patriot, 1991. 190 p. D805J3I18.

Journal of the Australian War Memorial (Apr 1989). Per.
Entire issue devoted to Australians as POWs.

Junghams, Earl A. "Wake's POWs." USN Inst Proceed 109 (Feb 1983): pp. 43?50. AWCLib.

LaForte, Robert S., & Marcello, Ronald E., eds. Building the Death Railway: The Ordeal of American POWs in Burma, 1942-45. Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, 1993. 300 p. D805B9B85.

Queensland Ex-POW Repatriation Cmtte. Nippon Very Sorry-Many Men Must Die. Brisbane: Boolarong, 1990. 125 p. D819A8Q44.

Roland, Charles G. "Allied POWs, Japanese Captors and the Geneva Convention." War & Soc 9
(Oct 1991): pp. 83?101. Per.

. "Stripping Away the Veneer: P.O.W. Survival in the Far East as an Index of Cultural Atavism." Jrnl Mil Hist 53 (Jan 1989): pp. 79?94. Per(MilAff).

Shoemaker, Lloyd R. The Escape Factory: The Story of MIS?X. NY: St. Martin's, 1990. 267 p. D810S7S43.
By an operative of US intell unit that promoted POW escapes.

Urwin, Gregory. "The Road Back From Wake Island." 2 pts. Amer Hist Illus (Dec 1980):
pp. 16?23 & (Jan 1981): pp. 43?49. Per.
Capture and imprisonment of island's defenders.

U.S. Army. Mil Intell Service -X, China. Air Ground Aid Section. "A Brief History and Analysis,"
1946. 55 p. D767A37.
Evasion and escape training, rescue planning & intell gathering unit.

POWs of Japan p.4

U.S. Southwest Pacific Area. Allied Trans/Interp Sec. Japanese Violations of the Laws of War. Research Rpt 72, Apr 1944. ca 250 p. D804J3J36.
See Secs IV-VI.

. MIS -X. Evasion in Korea and Southeast Manchuria. Bulletin, Jul 1945. 16 p., 3 foldout
maps. U225E92.

U.S. War Dept. Mil Intell Service. "M.I.S.?X Manual on Evasion, Escape, and Survival."
Wash, DC, Feb 1944. ca 200 p. D805A2M57.
Briefing for Allied personnel in danger of capture.

Vance, Jonathan F. Objects of Concern: Canadian Prisoners of War Through The Twentieth Century. Vancouver: UBC, 1994. 320 p. JX5141V36.
See Chap 7


See also:
- "Bataan Death March" (Phil-WWII)

 

 

MEMOIRS/BIOGRAPHIES ? AMERICAN PUBLISHED ACCOUNTS

Abraham, Theodore A., Jr. "Do You Understand, Huh?" A POW's Lament, 1941-45. Manhattan, KS: Sunflower U, 1992. 237 p. PZ4A26Do.
Civilian captured on Wake uses fictional approach.

Barker, Robert A. Philippine Diary: A Journal of Life as a Japanese Prisoner of War. Chicago: Barker, 1990. 156 p. D805P6B35.
Cpt, 31st Inf, at O'Donnell & Bilibid.

Berger, George S. Last Mission. NY: Vantage, 1966. 119 p. D811B38.
Captured pilot.

Berry, Wm A. Prisoner of the Rising Sun. Norman: U of OK, 1993. 241 p. D805J3B38.
Corregidor to Bilibid.

Biggs, Chester M., Jr. Behind the Barbed Wire: Memoir of a WWII U.S. Marine.... Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 1995. 224 p. D805A78B54.
Captured in North China 1941.

Bilyeu, Dick. Lost in Action: A World War II Soldier's Account of Capture on Bataan and Imprisonment by the Japanese. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 343 p. D805P6B55.
In PI & Japan.

POWs of Japan p.5

Bodine, Roy L. No Place For Kindness: The Prisoner of War Diary of Roy L. Bodine.
Ft Sam Houston, TX: Fort Museum, 1983. 51 p. D805J3B62.
Officer captured on Bataan and imprisoned at Cabanatuan, recorded his 1944-45 transfer to Japan and Korea.

Borneman, John K. "From Bataan Through Cabanatuan." Reprint from The Army and Navy
Chaplain (Apr?May 1946). 10 p. MiscFiles?POWs.
Chaplain activities in POW camps.

Boyle, Martin. Yanks Don't Cry. NY: Geis, 1963. 249 p. D805J3B695.
Marine captured on Guam, Dec 1941, and imprisoned in Camp Osaka #1, Japan.

Braly, William. The Hard Way Home. Wash, DC: Inf Jrnl, 1947. 276 p. D805J3B6.95.
Col captured in PI, 1942, & imprisoned in various camps in Formosa and Manchuria.

Brown, Charles. Bars from Bilibid Prison. San Antonio: Naylor, 1947. 129 p. D745.2B76.

Coleman, John S., Jr. Bataan and Beyond: Memories of an American POW. College Station: Texas A&M U, 1978. 210 p. D805P6C64.
Camp O'Donnell, PI, & Camp Roku Roshi, Japan.

Coone, Herbert W. et al. The Sequential Soldier. Baltimore: Gateway, 1992. 262 p. D805P6C66.
Imprisoned on PI, then Formosa.

Crouter, Natalie. Forbidden Diary: A Record of Wartime Internment, 1941?45. NY: Franklin,
1980. 546 p. D805J3C76.
American woman PI.

Daws, Gavan. Prisoners of the Japanese: POWs of WWII in the Pacific. NY: Morrow, 1994.
450 p. D805J3D38.
Anecdotal by subject, time & place.

Day, Clarence N. Hodio: Tales of an American P.O.W. Merrillville, IN: ICS, 1984. 207 p. D810E18D38.
Sailor, U.S.S. Houston, in Indochina.

Dyess, William E. The Dyess Story: The Eye?Witness Account of the Death March from Bataan and the Narrative of Experiences in Japanese Prison Camps and of Eventual Escape. NY: Putnam's Sons, 1944. 182 p. D805J3D9.
In PI, O'Donnell and Cabanatuan.

Emerson, Kary C. Guest of the Emperor. n.p., 1977. 136 p. D805J3E5.
PI & Japan.

Fitzpatrick, Bernard T. The Hike into the Sun. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 1993. 240 p. D805P6F57.
Bataan, O'Donnell, Cabanatuan, Japan.
POWs of Japan p.6

Fujita, Frank. Foo: A Japanese-American Prisoner of the Rising Sun. Denton: U of North TX, 1993. 362 p. D805J3F85.
Texas guardsman captured in Java & interned in Japan.

Glines, Carroll V. Four Came Home. Princeton: Van Nostrand, 1966. 227 p. D805J3G553.
Participants in Doolittle Raid (Feb 42).

Goodman, Julien M. M.D. P.O.W. NY: Exposition, 1972. 215 p. D805J3G59.
Medical officer in PI.

. "QM Prisoner?of?War." QM Review (Nov?Dec 1945): pp. 5?6. Per.

Gordon, Ernest. Through the Valley of the Kwai. NY: Harper, 1962. 257 p. D805J3G652.
Experiences near River Kwai.

Grady, Frank & Dickson, Rebecca. Surviving the Day: An American POW in Japan. Annapolis,
MD: Naval Inst Pr, 1997. 274 p. D805J3G73.1997.
Manila to Tokyo.

Graef, Calvin R., & Brundidge, Harry T. "We Prayed to Die." Cosmopolitan 118 (Apr 1965):
pp. 52?55 & 177?80. MiscFiles-POWs.
Survived "hell ship" sinking enroute from PI to Japan.

Haney, Robert E. Caged Dragons: An American P.O.W. in WWII Japan. Ann Arbor, MI: Sable, 1991. 265 p. D805P6H32.
Marine guard in N. China who was captured in PI.

Hayes, Thomas. Bilibid Diary: The Secret Notebooks of Commander Thomas Hayes, POW, the Philippines, 1942?45. Ed by A.B. Feuer. Hamden, CT: Archon, 1987. 248 p.
D805P6H36.

Hileman, Millard E., & Fridlund, Paul. 1051. Walla Walla, WA: Words, 1992. 373 p. D805P6H484.
By longtime evader then POW.

Hilsman, Roger. American Guerrilla: My War Behind Japanese Lines. NY: Brassey's, 1990.
312 p. D802B8H54.
See Chap 13 on his imprisonment in Manchuria.

Hubbard, Preston J. Apocalypse Undone: My Survival of Japanese Imprisonment During World War II. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt U, 1990. 263 p. D805P6H74.
O'Donnell & Bilibid in PI, plus Japan.

Jackson, Calvin G. Diary of..., M.D., Kept During World War II, 1941-45. Ada, OH: Ohio Northern, 1992. 273 p. D805P6J32.
Captured on Bataan.

POWs of Japan p.7

Jacobs, Eugene C. "Diary of a Hell?Ship Journey." Reprint from Medical Opinion and Rev 6 (Nov 1970): pp. 66?79. MiscFiles-POWs.
Enroute to Japan, Dec 44?Jan 45, & attacked by US aircraft enroute.

. "Memoirs of a Medical POW." Reprint from Military Medicine 135 (Nov 1970):
pp. 991?97. MiscFiles-POWs.
PI, 1942?44.

James, D. Clayton, ed. South to Bataan, North to Mukden: The Prison Diary of Brigadier General W.E. Brougher. U of GA, 1971. 199 p. D767.4B76.

Jones, Betty B. The December Ship: A Story of Lt. Col. Arden R. Boellner's Capture in the Philippines, Imprisonment, and Death on a World War II Japanese Hellship. Jefferson, NC:
McFarland, 1992. 120 p. D805J3J66.

Keith, Billy. Days of Anguish, Days of Hope. NY: Doubleday, 1972. 216 p. D805P6K4.
Chaplain Robert P. Taylor, in PI.

Kelly, Arthur L. "Willie Smith's Escape..." World War II (Jul 1990): pp. 8, 64?66. Per.
Witnessed massacre of 150 Amer POWs on Palawan, 14 Dec 1944.

Knox, Donald. Death March: The Survivors of Bataan. NY: Harcourt, 1981. 482 p. D805J3K59.
Oral hists of 70 survivors.

LaForte, Robert S., et al., eds. With Only the Will to Live: Accounts of Americans in Japanese Prison Camps, 1941-45. Wilmington, DE: SR, 1994. 283 p. D805A785W57.

Lawton, Manny. Some Survived. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin, 1984. 295 p. D805P6L38.
Officer in O'Donnell, Cabanatuan, Davao, and Japan. Lists 1607 POWs aboard "hell ships," App II.

"Lieutenant Davis, an Army Nurse, Relates Her Experiences as an Internee in a Japanese Prison Camp." Army Life 26 (Nov 1944): pp. 14?15. Per.

Mallonee, Richard C. The Naked Flagpole: Battle for Bataan, from the Diary of
Richard C. Mallonee. San Rafael, CA: Presidio, 1980. 204 p. D767.4M34.
See Chaps 3?4; also see his unpub reminiscences, Arch.

Martin, Adrian R. Brothers from Bataan: POWs, 1942?45. Manhattan, KS: Sunflower, 1992.
334 p. D805P6M37.
Held at Cabanatuan (Chap 8), Las Pinas (Chap 9) & Hanawa, Jap (Chap 10).

McBrayer, James D., Jr. Escape! Memoir of a WWI Marine... Jefferson: McFarland, 1995.
224 p. DS777.53l5M42.
In China; joined communist guerrillas.

POWs of Japan p.8

McCoy, Melvyn H. Ten Escape from Tojo. NY: Farrar & Rinehart, 1944. 91 p. D805J3M3.
On Bataan and Corregidor.

McCraken, Alan. Very Soon Now, Joe. NY: Hobson, 1947. 186 p. D805P6M3.
Cabanatuan, Davao, and Bilibid, PI.

McGee, John H. Rice and Salt: A History of the Defense and Occupation of Mindanao during World War II. San Antonio, TX: Naylor, 1962(?). 242 p. D767.4M25.
Held in Malaybalay and Davao camps.

Moody, Samuel B. and Allen, Maury. Reprieve from Hell. n.p., 1961. 213 p. D804J32M6.
Bataan Death March.

Morrett, John J. Soldier Priest. Roswell, GA: Old Rugged Cross, 1993. 315 p. D805J3M67.
Captured on Bataan, escaped after 2 yrs, then became missionary in Asia.

Navajos and World War II. Tsaile, Navajo Nation, AZ: Navajo Community College, 1977. 153 p. D810I5N38.
Incls firsthand accounts by Amer Indians as POWs, pp. 11?46, 86?96 & 123?28.

Nix, Asbury L. Corregidor: Oasis of Hope. Stevens Point: Trade Winds, 1991. 200 p. D767.4N59.

Norquist, Ernest P. "Three Years in Paradise: A GI's Prisoner?of?War?Diary, 1942?45."
Wisc Mag of Hist 63 (Atm 1979): pp. 2?35. Per.
At Cabanatuan, PI.

Olson, John E. The Guerrilla and the Hostage. San Antonio: Burke, 1994. 246 p. PZ4O57Gue.
Fiction based on personal experience.

. O'Donnell: Andersonville of the Pacific. n.p., 1985. 249 p. D805P5O4.
By inmate.

Petak, Joseph A. Never Plan Tomorrow: Saga of the Bataan Death March and Battle of Corregidor Survivors, 1942-45. Valencia, CA: Aquataur, 1991. 500 p. D805P6P47.
Phil & Manchuria.

Quinn, Michael A. Love Letters to Mike: Forty Months as a Japanese Prisoner of War,
April 9, 1942 to September 17, 1945. NY: Vantage, 1977. 331 p. D805J3Q56.
In PI, Formosa and Manchuria.

. "Life in a Japanese Prisoner of War Camp." Mil Rev 26 (Jul 1946): pp. 6?10. Per.
Chiefly Shira Kawa, Formosa; also Japan.

Shabart, Elmer. Memoirs of a Barbed Wire Surgeon. Oakland, Ca: Regent, 1996. 180 p.
D805P6S53.1997.

POWs of Japan p.9

Smith, C.D. & Reynold, Quenton. Officially Dead: The Story of Commander C.D. Smith NY: Random, 1945. 244 p. D805J3S64.
Held in China.

Smith, Stanley W. Prisoner of the Emperor: An American POW in WWII. Niwot, CO: U of CO, 1991. 140 p. D805P6S64.
Captured in PI; ended in Japan.

Stamp, Loren E. Journey Through Hell: Memoir of WWII American Navy Medic Captured in Philippines and Imprisoned by the Japanese. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 1993. 120 p. D805J3S72.

Stewart, Sidney. Give Us This Day. NY: Norton, 1956. 254 p. D805J3S83..
In PI, Formosa and Japan.

Tenney, Lester I. My Hitch in Hell: The Bataan Death March. Wash, DC: Brassey's, 1995.
220 p. D805P6T47.
Member of 192d Tk Bn.

Thomas, Ed. As I Remember: The Death March of Bataan. Sonoita, AZ: author, 1990. 253 p. D805P6T56.

Thompson, Kyle. A Thousand Cups of Rice: Surviving The Death Railway. Austin: Eakin, 1994. 182 p. D805B9T46.

Wainwright, Jonathan M. General Wainwright's Story: The Account of Four Years of Humiliating Defeat, Surrender and Captivity. NY: Doubleday, 1946. 307 p. E745W3.

Watson, Charles H. DeShazer: The Doolittle Raider Who Turned Missionary. Winona Lake, IN: Light & Life, 1950. 181 p. D805J3D457.
Captured and held in Japan.

Wright, John M., Jr. Captured on Corregidor: Diary of an American P.O.W. in World War II. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 1988. 181 p. D805P6W46.

 

See also:
- "Civilian Internees" (POW-WWII)

 


AMERICAN MEMOIRS: UNPUBLISHED (IN MHI ARCHIVES BRANCH)

Beebe, Lewis - memoirs.

POWs of Japan p.10

Braddock, William H. - memoir about detention in Japanese prison camps in the Philippines, Formosa, and Manchuria, plus booklet of poems written as POW.

Braly, William C. - personal diary, 8 Dec 1941?27 Mar 1942, and correspondence with his wife while a POW; also reminiscences and anecdotes of POW life (34 notebooks in all).

Chynoweth, Bradford G. - correspondence and notes.

Edmands, Howard J. - reminiscences written while captive.

Frank, Mary E.V. "The Forgotten POW: Second Lieutenant Reba Z. Whittle." Student paper,
AWC Feb 1990. 42 p. Arch.
One of the 84 nurses (68 Army, 16 Navy) captured.

Gallion, George. - diary, Mar?Dec 44, of private.

Gard, Dwight. - diary, 1944?45, plus reminiscences & wartime papers of Society for Relief of Americans in the Philippines.

Johnson, Harold K. - diary, 41?44, & oral hist recollections, 1941?45.

Lawrence, Charles S. - log of prison life.

Lilly, Edmund S. - recollections.

Mallonee, Richard C. - reminiscences.

Mitchell, Eugene. - diary, 41?42, and memoirs, 41?45.

Mittenthal, Harry H. - statement on imprisonment in PI, Formosa and Japan, plus sinking of prison ship Okyoku Maru, 15 Dec 44.

Moore, Dennis M. - diary.

Moore, George F. - report of wartime service & of initial experiences in captivity, Feb 1941 ?
May 1942.

Owen, William H. - notes, diaries, & articles on Cabanatuan and Bilibid camps, PI, 43?45.

Pierce, Clinton. - wartime letters and papers.

U.S. Army Center of Mil Hist. World War II. "Army Nurse Corps POW of the Japanese". Oral hist project, 1983?84. Transcripts ca 300 p. Arch.

Wohlfeld, Mark M. - reminiscences by NCO et al, PI, 3 bxs.

POWs of Japan p.11

 

See also:
Louis Morton Files, OCMH Coll, Arch.
Source material used in writing Fall of the Philippines for USAWWII series incls personal papers of officers and enlisted men who participated in that campaign, some of which cover captivity, esp shortly after surrender.

Santo Tomas Internment Camp. Executive Committee. Papers. Most dated 1942. 200 p.

 


BRITISH/AUSTRALIAN MEMOIRS

Allbury, A.G. Bamboo and Bushido. England: Hale, 1955. 192 p. D805J3A4.
In Singapore and Burma.

Arneil, Stan. One Man's War. South Melbourne, Australia: Macmillan Company of Australia, 1982. 288 p. D811.5A76.
Diary of Australian sergeant from the fall of Singapore through the Burma POW camps.

Bertram, James. The Shadow of War: A New Zealander in the Far East, 1939?46. London: Gollancz, 1947. 346 p. D805J3B43.
In Japan 1943?45.

Bowden, Tim. Changi Photographer. Melbourne: Macmillan, 1989. 150 p. D805J3A76.
Australian POW w/camera in Burma, 1943.

Braddon, Russell. The Naked Island. NY: Doubleday, 1953. 384 p. D805J3B693.

Carter, Norman. G?String Jesters. Sydney: Currawona, 1966. 195 p. D805J3C35.
Entertainment by Aus POWs in Burma?Siam.

Clarke, Hugh V. Last Stop Nagasaki! London: Allen & Unwin, 1984. 135 p. D805J3C54.
Aussie POW who underwent atomic bombing.

. Twilight Liberation: Australian Prisoners of War Between Hiroshima and Home. Boston: Allen & Unwin, 1985. 165 p. D805J3C543.

Durrani, Mahmood K. The Sixth Column. London: Cassell, 1955. 363 p. D805J3D87.

Gilkey, Langdon. Shangtung Compound: The Story of Men and Women Under Pressure. NY: Harper & Row, 1966. 242 p. D805J3G55.

POWs of Japan p.12

Goodwin, Ralph B. Hongkong Escape. London: Barker, 1953. 223 p. D805J3G6.
New Zealander.

Harrison, Kenneth. The Brave Japanese. Adelaide, Australia: Rigby, 1966. 280 p. D805J3H275.
Aussies in Japan, 1944?45; see last 5 chaps.

Hartendorp, A.V.H. The Santo Tomas Story. NY: McGraw?Hill, 1964. 446 p. D805P6H34.
Ed from official hist.

Kirby, S. Woodburn, et al. The War Against Japan. Vol V: The Surrender of Japan. In Hist of Second World War series. London: HMSO, 1969. 599 p. D767K5v5.
See esp Chap XXIII.

Lumiere, Cornel. KURA! Australia: Lacaranda, 1966. 255 p. D805J3L8.5.
In Burma and Thailand.

Mason, W. Wynne. Prisoners of War. In Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War series. Wellington, NZ: War Hist Branch, Dept of Internal Affairs, 1954. 546 p. D805A2M37.
See index.

Parkin, Ray. The Sword and the Blossom. London: Hogarth, 1968. 263 p. D805J3P37.
His final year in Japan.

Simons, Jessie E. While History Passed. Melbourne: Heinemann, 1954. 131 p. D805J3S5.
Australian nurses.

Singh, Rajendra. Post War Occupation Forces: Japan & South?East Asia. In Official History of the
Indian Armed Forces in the Second World War series. Kanpur: Orient Longmans, 1958. DS889S57.
See esp Chap XIII.

Summons, Walter Irvine. Twice Their Prisoner. Melbourne: Oxford U, 1946. 193 p. D805J3S94.
Australian.

Van der Post, Laurens. The Prisoner and the Bomb. NY: Morrow, 1971. 152 p. D805J4V34.
POW in Java.

Warner, Denis. "Surviving The Flash." MHQ 7 (Spg 1995): pp. 82-85. Per.
Australian POWs in Nagasaki.

 

See also:
Philippines WWII

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