Roy Palmer English Folk Music Collection

Maurice Rooney monologue, part 1

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    1CDR0010580 (copy of C1023/87)

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    Roy Palmer collection

  • Recording locations

    Mr Rooney's home, Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK

  • Interviewees

    Rooney, Maurice (male)

  • Recordist

    Rooney, Maurice

  • Speakers

    Rooney, Maurice (male)

  • Abstract

    Introduction; why he made the recording; description of Kinkaseki POW camp in Taiwan where he was interned 1942-1945; description of copper mine where POWs were forced to work; singing while marching to and from mine

  • Description

    Performer notes: Ex-POW at Kinkaseki camp in Taiwan (formerly Formosa), 1942-1945. Recording notes: Second generation copy of recording made by Maurice Rooney himself

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Maurice Rooney monologue, part 1

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