Surviving the Rising Sun - My Family’s Years in a Japanese POW Camp
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By Liz Irvine. Surviving the Rising Sun is the story of an American family in the Philippines during the Japanese occupation in World War II. The author was a teenage girl when she was interned in Santo Tomas Prison Camp for over three years, along with her parents, grandmother, and uncle. After Liberation, her grandmother was awarded the Medal of Freedom for her work in aiding the military prisoners in other camps in the Manila area. This book includes diary entries, letters, notes, newspaper articles and over one hundred pictures.
Paperback. 406 pages.