Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 December 2009

228 Pages | 2 b&w illus.

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780823231508

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The Diary of Prisoner 17326

A Boy's Life in a Japanese Labor Camp

John K. Stutterheim and Foreword by Mark Parillo

A Fordham University Press Publication

  • Few Americans know that the Japanese ran a teenaged boy's labor camp in the Dutch East Indies.
  • Despite reliving painful memories, the author felt it was necessary write his story, before this part of history is lost.
  • Gripping memoir of one boy's grueling experience, with that of his Dutch family, under Japanese rule in Java and Sumatra during Japan's occupation of the Dutch East Indies during WWII.