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Lost childhood : my life in a Japanese prison camp during World War II : a memoir

Author: Annelex Hofstra Layson; Herman J Viola
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a shockingly honest narrative, a former prisoner-of-war tells how her family, along with ten thousand other Dutch residents living in the Dutch East Indies were shipped off to internment camps where food rationing, terrible sanitary conditions, and an uncertain future were the norms for more than three years.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives, Dutch
Named Person: Annelex Hofstra Layson; Annelex Hofstra Layson
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Annelex Hofstra Layson; Herman J Viola
ISBN: 1426303211 9781426303210 142630322X 9781426303227
OCLC Number: 213408614
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2009
Description: 111 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Before --
Gedangan --
Halmaheira --
Reunion & tragey --
Rescue --
And then --
Timeline of the war and more.
Responsibility: by Annelex Hofstra Layson ; with Herman J. Viola.
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Describes about the tactics the Japanese use to dehumanize the Dutch prisoners, about the daily routine, the food, sleeping and sanitary conditions, and about the author's near-death bout with  Read more...

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WWII story

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-04-09) Good Permalink

This is the story of a young Dutch girl living in the Dutch East Indies when the Japanese invaded.  She was held prisoner for three years with her mother and grandmother in Japanese prison.  It describes the inhuman conditions they had to bare.

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