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Child of War: Son of Angels: A child's memoir of horror and reconciliation while imprisoned in World War II-torn Philippines

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Only hours after bombs fell on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, the Philippine Islands were attacked by Japan. Living on the islands at that time was youngster Curtis Tong; his two sisters, Eloise and Annarae; and his parents, Walter and Margaret, American missionaries posted in the Philippines. A forced march to Camp John Hay in Baguio with five hundred other American an ...more
Paperback, 348 pages
Published March 4th 2009 by iUniverse (first published 2009)
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Ernie
Oct 09, 2009 rated it really liked it
Curtis Tong is my mother's cousin. This is his memoir of the years he spent in a Japanese internment camp in the Philippines during WWII. His parents were missionaries and caught in the Southern Philippines at the outset of the war. Curt was about 10 years old and had an older and younger sister. I have heard about this since a child. It was amazing to read his account. Just amazing. The book is very well written and I highly recommend it. The description of the daily lives leading up to the inv ...more
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