• Links to Oral History Sessions: Phillips, Robert W. (April 13, 2007)
  • Conflict(s): World War II
  • Military Branch & Unit: Army Air Forces
  • Theater(s): Pacific


Rev. Phillips served with the 28th Bombardment Squadron, 19th Bombardment Group, V Bomber Command, in the US Army Air Corps until the surrender of the Philippines. He endured years of subjugation as a prisoner of war and slave laborer in the following camps: Malaybalay, Bilibid, Mitsui, Tokyo Army Hosp, Shinagawa & Hitachi.