P.O.W.

P.O.W.

Dates: 1980

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.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.04 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Poole, Harold W.
  • Call Number: MSS SC 3059
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Microfilm copy is open without restriciton. Access to original materials with permission from the supervisor of reference services.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from P.O.W. must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 3059; P.O.W.; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 3059, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Harold W. Poole; 2000.
Subject Terms
Bataan, Battle of, Philippines, 1942; Military; Politics, Government, and Law; World War, 1939-1945--Japan; World War, 1939-1945--Participation, Mormon; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Philippines; World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons, Japanese
Genre / Form
Autobiographies; Microfilms; Photocopies; Photographs; Typescripts
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC3059
Finding Aid Title
P.O.W
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Andrea Wyss
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-02T04:05-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Mormon soldier stationed in the Philippines at the outbreak of World War II.



comments powered by Disqus

Site Navigation

Search this Collection

Collection Arrangement

Yellow highlight indicates current location in collection description

Print View

Help with this Collection

Ask us a Question

John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
john_m_murphy@byu.edu