Interviewees

Calderone, Thomas G.

  • Links to Oral History Sessions: Calderone, Thomas G. (February 24, 2006)
  • Conflict(s): World War II
  • Military Branch & Unit: Army
  • Theater(s): Pacific
  • US Army Regiment: 31st Infantry
  • US Army Company: Company A

Description:

Mr. Calderone fought with the 31st Infantry Regiment in the Philippines until the surrender of Corregidor. He was held as a Prisoner of War until the end of the war at the following camps: O'Donnell, Cabanatuan, Clark Field, Bilibid and Nagoya #6, Nomach, Japan. He survived a "hell ship" voyage on the Nota Maru and endured years of subjugation as slave labor.