50 years of silence

Jan Ruff-O'Herne SHOP:1875892508

Jan Ruff-O'Herne's childhood in Dutch colonial Indonesia ended in 1942 with the Japanese invasion of Java. She was interned in a prison camp with her mother and sisters, and in February 1944 she was chosen with nine other young women and enslaved into prostitution by the Japanese Imperial Army. This much sought-after book of Jan's life is also available as an audio book on CD.

Soft cover, photographs, 214 pages.

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