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Harry H. Mittenthal Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0153

This collection includes a typed copy of Statement of Capt. Harry H. Mittenthal which details Mittenthal's experience as a Japanese prisoner of war during World War II from 1942 to 1945. He describes the conditions of the various prisons he spent time in and the ships in which they were transferred.

Dates

  • 1942-1945

Language

The material in this collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Manuscript and University Archives collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 24 hours is needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

This collection includes a typed copy of Statement of Capt. Harry H. Mittenthal which details Mittenthal's experience as a Japanese prisoner of war during World War II from 1942 to 1945.

Biographical/Historical Note

Capt. Harry H. Mittenthal served during WWII in the Pacific Theater. The Statement of Capt. Harry H. Mittenthal recounts his time as a Japanese prisoner of war, from 1942 to 1945. He describes the conditions of the various prisons he spent time in and the ships they were transferred in.

Previous Citation

This collection was previously listed as part of MS.1298.

Acquisition Note

This collection was donated through the University of Tennessee's Center for the Study of War and Society.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480