Interview with Norman A. Wides, September 15, 1986

Project: American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Captain Wides served with the 45th Infantry Division (on detached service to the Filipino Army as an instructor and advisor to the 91st Filipino Infantry Division); describes being captured by the Japanese - Japanese landing at Lingayen-- enemy moving equipment ashore-- defending position-- surrendering to the Japanese-- interrogation at Tarlac; talks about prison life at Cabanatuan - burying details-- survival skills-- hell ship voyage to Japan-- life at Camps Zentsuji and Rokwroshi

Interview Accession

1986oh281_ww066

Interviewee Name

Norman A. Wides

Interviewer Name

Arthur L. Kelly

Interview Date

1986-09-15

Interview Partial Date

September 15, 1986

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Wides, Norman A. Interview by Arthur L. Kelly. 15 Sep. 1986. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Wides, N.A. (1986, September 15). Interview by A. L. Kelly. American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Wides, Norman A., interview by Arthur L. Kelly. September 15, 1986, American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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