This story is about: Paul "P.D." Stein
Private, then Corporal, 36th Division
It takes place: 1941
in Java and Japan



Missing In Action: The Story of Paul D. Stein and the Lost Battalion

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This story is about Paul Stein and how he joined the Texas National Guard as a young man and was shipped out to the Pacific after Pearl Harbor was attacked. Paul was captured on the island of Java and spent 3 years in Japanese POW camps in Nagasaki until the atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki and Japan surrendered.