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The Biology and Population Status of Marine Turtles in the North Pacific Ocean (open access)

The Biology and Population Status of Marine Turtles in the North Pacific Ocean

From objectives and scope of work: The objective of this report is to provide a comprehensive review of the biology and population status of sea turtles potentially subject to entanglement in North Pacific high-seas driftnet fisheries. The report will assist National Marine Fisheries Service efforts to assess the impacts of the driftnet fisheries on threatened and endangered sea turtle populations.
Date: September 1993
Creator: Eckert, Karen L.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Guam: U.S. Defense Deployments (open access)

Guam: U.S. Defense Deployments

The United States military has been building up forces on the U.S. territory of Guam to increase deterrence and power projection for possible responses to crises and disasters, counter-terrorism, and contingencies in support of South Korea, Japan, the Philippines, Taiwan, or elsewhere in Asia. But the defense buildup on Guam is moderate. China has concerns about the defense buildup. Guam's role has increased with plans to withdraw some U.S. forces from Japan and South Korea. This report describes in brief detail the various cooperative efforts, including financial efforts, undertaken by the U.S. and the above nations.
Date: May 22, 2009
Creator: Kan, Shirley A. & Niksch, Larry A.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Oral History Interview with George Burlage, November 18, 1970 (open access)

Oral History Interview with George Burlage, November 18, 1970

Interview with George Burlage, a Marine WWII veteran and POW from Visalia, California. Burlage was stationed in the Philippines before the war and fought at Corregidor in 1942 before his capture by the Japanese, after which he was interned at Camp Cabanatuan #3 in Central Luzon, Las Pinas airfield near Manila, and Moji, Japan.
Date: November 18, 1970
Creator: Marcello, Ronald & Burlage, George
Object Type: Book
System: The UNT Digital Library
Oral History Interviews with Alton C. Halbrook, 1972 (open access)

Oral History Interviews with Alton C. Halbrook, 1972

Interview with Alton C. Halbrook, a Marine WWII veteran and POW who was captured by the Japanese at Corregidor. Halbrook discusses joining the Marine Corps and prewar duty in Shanghai, transfer to the Philippines, the Japanese invasion, retreat to Corregidor, the American surrender and capture by Japanese forces, internment at Camp O'Donnell and Cabanatuan, transfer to Clark Field and labor there, transit to Japan, internment and labor at a Japanese steel mill, a powerplant, and a factory, and the end of the war. In appendix is an autobiographical account by Halbrook.
Date: 1972-03-21/1972-04-18
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E.
Object Type: Book
System: The UNT Digital Library
Oral History Interview with George Koury, Jr., April 27, 1972 (open access)

Oral History Interview with George Koury, Jr., April 27, 1972

Interview with George Koury, Jr., Marine Corps veteran and survivor of the Bataan Death March. The interview includes Koury's personal experiences as a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II. Koury talks about the Fall of Bataan and his capture, the Bataan Death March, Camp O'Donnell, Nichols Field, hell ship to Formosa and to Japan, Prison Camp No. 7, and liberation.
Date: April 27, 1972
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Koury, George, Jr.
Object Type: Book
System: The UNT Digital Library
APEC and Free Trade in the Asia Pacific (open access)

APEC and Free Trade in the Asia Pacific

This report discusses the summit held by President Bill Clinton and other leaders of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) on November 19, 1995. The report discusses the primary reason for the summit, an Action Agenda intended to lead to free and open trade and investment among its members. The report also discusses how APEC countries were divided on certain issues going into this summit.
Date: November 14, 1995
Creator: Nanto, Dick K.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
APEC - Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation: Free Trade and Other Issues (open access)

APEC - Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation: Free Trade and Other Issues

As a result of an initiative by Australia in 1989, the United States joined with eleven other Asia/Pacific nations in creating APEC, the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation organization. This report discusses the annual Ministerial Meeting of APEC in Seattle, held from November 17 - 19, 1993.
Date: November 10, 1993
Creator: Nanto, Dick K.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Oral History Interview with Dwight Pendleberry, June 21, 2000 (open access)

Oral History Interview with Dwight Pendleberry, June 21, 2000

The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Dwight Pendleberry. Pendleberry joined the Army with his brother prior to the outbreak of war with Japan. After training as an ordnance man in the artillery, Pendleberry's company was sent to the Philippines in September, 1941. Pendleberry describes the Japanese attack on the Philippines and the subsequent fall of Bataan. He escaped to Corregidor with a few other people only to be captured there one month later. After being taken to Manila, Pendleberry was sent to Cabanatuan. By that time, he had contracted malaria. From there, he was selected to be on a work detail loading and unloading Japanese ships in Manila. Pendleberry also describes executions, genral mistreatment and outright torture at the hands of the Japanese captors. Eventually, Pendleberry and many other POWs were shipped aboard the Noto Maru to Taiwan, then Japan. Pendleberry wound up at Omori prison camp in Tokyo Bay. He describes the low-level fire bombing mission over Tokyo, which took place one night in March, 1945. After that, Pendleberry was moved to northern Japan to work at a coal mine. After the war, Pendleberry was liberated and repatriated back to the US through …
Date: June 21, 2000
Creator: Pendleberry, Dwight
Object Type: Text
System: The Portal to Texas History
Global Trends in Sustainable Energy Investment 2010: Analysis of Trends and Issues in the Finacning (open access)

Global Trends in Sustainable Energy Investment 2010: Analysis of Trends and Issues in the Finacning

This report shows that in spite of the global economic downturn, investment in sustainable energy is still strong.
Date: 2010
Creator: United Nations Environment Programme
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 283rd week of the war, 165th week of U.S. participation

Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Allies close on Reich from two sides, Aircraft strike over wide Pacific area, Manila liberation frees prisoners. Maps: [Germany]; [Pacific area]; Manila liberated. Insets: Manila Back: Text and 17 photographs show Japan in 1939.
Date: February 12, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch.
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library