• Links to Oral History Sessions: Bergbower, Harold A. (April 16, 2007)
  • Conflict(s): World War II
  • Military Branch & Unit: Army Air Forces
  • Theater(s): Pacific
  • Army Air Force Group: 19th Bomb Group
  • Army Air Force Squadron: 28th Bomb Squadron
  • Army Air Force Other: V Bomber Command


Mr. Bergbower 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, Davao Penal Colony, Toyihomo, Shinjuku in Japan.