ICJS Special Event: Dr. Tenney on the Bataan Death March

Date
Thursday, May 29, 2008
Time
7:00 p.m. (talk will start at 7:30 p.m.)
Venue
Temple University, Japan Campus, Mita Hall 502 (Access)
Admission
Open to general public.
RSVP
Registration closed

About Lester I. Tenney

Dr. Lester I. Tenney served as a radio operator and later as a tank commander in Company "B" of the 192nd Tank Battalion during the defense of the Philippines. He became a POW of the Japanese on April 9, 1942. He survived the infamous Bataan Death March and three years of slave labor at Mitsui coal mine in Japan.

He received a doctorate from the University of Southern California in 1972. He is Professor Emeritus of Finance and Insurance in the college of Business Administration at Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.

My Hitch In Hell is Dr. Tenney's first person account of the Bataan Death March and his experience in various Japanese prisoner of war camps in the Philippines and as well as in Japan. Its Japanese version, Bataan: Toi-Michinori-no-Sakini was published in Japan by Nashinoki-sha Publishing Company in 2003. Dr. Tenney has been involved in fostering a better understanding between Americans and Japanese.


About ICJS

The Institute of Contemporary Japanese Studies (ICJS) is an organization dedicated to fostering study and research on various topics related to contemporary Japan and Asia.

About ICJS

The ICJS is an organization dedicated to fostering study and research on various topics related to contemporary Japan and Asia.