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Author Stutterheim, John K., 1928-

Title The diary of prisoner 17326 : a boy's life in a Japanese labor camp / John K. Stutterheim
Edition First edition
Published New York : Fordham University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 235 pages, 22 unnumbered pages of plates :) : illustrations, maps
Series World War II--the global, human, and ethical dimension
World War II--the global, human, and ethical dimension.
Contents A Teenaged Prisoner of Japan, No. 17326 -- Discovering Java -- Malang -- Merbaboe Park -- War -- Uncertain Times in Malang -- Kesilir -- The Final Days of De Wijk -- The Transport -- Lampersari -- The Benteng -- Camp Bangkong -- Horseplay -- The Diary -- The Disease of Despair -- Bleak Prospects -- Death and Unexpected Freedom -- Hidden Dangers -- The British -- Escape from Hell -- A Family Again -- Time To Fly -- Surabaja Restored -- To Holland on Oranje
Summary In this moving memoir a young man comes of age in an age of violence, brutality, and war. Recounting his experiences during the Japanese occupation of the Dutch East Indies, this account brings to life the shocking day-to-day conditions in a Japanese labour camp and provides an intimate look at the collapse of Dutch colonial rule
Subject Stutterheim, John K., 1928- -- Diaries.
Stutterheim, John K., 1928- -- Childhood and youth.
Boys -- Indonesia -- Java -- Diaries.
Dutch -- Indonesia -- Java -- Diaries.
Prisoners of war -- Indonesia -- Java -- Diaries.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Dutch.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Indonesian
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Indonesia -- Java.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese.
Java (Indonesia) -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Personal narratives
Personal narratives
Personal narratives.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009016296
ISBN 0823247708 (electronic bk.)
9780823247707 (electronic bk.)