Transcript of Paul A. Putnam's 1944-1945 diary
Date: 1944 - 1945 |
Folder containing the transcript of a diary written in shorthand by Brigadier General Paul A. Putnam of the United States Marine Corps during his time as a prisoner-of-war in a Japanese camp during World War II. Putnam describes life in the camp in his diary, the prisoners' move from a prison camp in Zentusuji to Rokuroshi, and the reaction of the Japanese to the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. more...