Charles Balaza
 

Date of Birth: 1921 - Place of Birth: Jersey City, NJ
 
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War: World War II, 1939-1946
Branch: Army
Unit: Battery K, 59th Coast Artillery
Service Location: Philippines; Panama; Alaska; Germany; Greenland
Rank: Master Sergeant
POW: Yes
Dates of service: 1940-1962 - Army

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Interview (Audio)

Complete Interview  (54 min.)
(
click on words to link to interview,
if it will not play go to this external link)

And don't miss Charles' book:

"My Life as a Prisoner of War"

It is full of information including  Camp 17.
Click here for page from book (may load slowly)

Credit: This page information courtesy of Veteran's History Project -  http://www.loc.gov/vets/

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