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Jimmie W. Brown Interview (2007)

World War II Oral Histories



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Philippines

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2007-09-10

Duration: 00:11:26

Subjects: World War II | Military | Veterans | United States. Army | Prisoner of war | Bataan Death March, Philippines, 1942


  • Ready, Crystal Interviewer
  • Brown, Jimmie W. Interviewee


An oral history interview conducted on September 10, 2007, with Jimmie W. Brown, a Vietnam veteran, discussing his father’s World War II service in the Army as both a cook and combat soldier in the infantry. He describes his father’s deployment to the Philippines, his survival as a prisoner of war during the Bataan Death March, and his death after the war as a result of his war wounds. Brown also talks about his family’s generations of military service and provides pictures of his father and sons.