About the author: William Hayes Montgomery (April 18, 1907 — January 31, 1991), Captain, U.S. Army. Served in the Philippines, originally in the Army Air Corps from September, 1941. Received battlefield commission, joining the infantry. POW from 1942-45. Information from San Diego Union-Tribune.
About the diary: Available online in the United States Army Heritage and Education Center, Mark M. Wohfeld Collection, Box 2, Folder 4, Diary of William H. Montgomery Kept While Prisoner of War of the Japanese and While on Bataan (Part 1 of 2).