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   John L. Stensby, Sr.
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War: World War, 1939-1945
Branch: Army
Unit: 60th Coast Artillery
Service Location: Fort Mills, and Corregedor (Philippines); Pacific Theater
Rank: Chief Warrant Officer 3
POW: Yes
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Interview (Video)
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Download: video(2) (72 min.)
»Photo Album  (1 photo)
»The Survivors
 Official Documents
»Japanese Order Posted in POW Camps [1944]
 Personal Correspondence
»From his mother [August 28, 194?]
 Other Materials
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Early days of the war in Bataan and Corregidor. (04:06) Japanese mistreatment of prisoners. (02:30) Single-handedly sinking a war ship. (01:54)
Sabotaging the Japanese war effort; liberation. (07:05) Narrowly escaping death - luck or instinct? (03:52) Premature report of his death. (00:46)
Bravery and resourcefulness of American forces. (01:24) The lighter side of being a prisoner. (05:35) American soldiers' resistance to their captors. (01:19)
Postwar injustices regarding his pay while a POW. (05:10)  
 Other Materials (4 items)
Page Two, 29th Depot Daily Times [25 September 1945] U.S.-Jap[anese] Policy News article for unspecified newspaper Menu from the transport "Hugh L. Scott" [November 15, 1941]
News article & photo from undocumented source depicting Stenby and other POWs of the Japanese  

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