Chapter

The Transport

John K. Stutterheim

in The Diary of Prisoner 17326

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print December 2009 | ISBN: 9780823231508
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780823250745 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5422/fordham/9780823231508.003.0009

Series: World War II: The Global, Human, and Ethical Dimension

The Transport

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The events of this chapter take place over the first two days in which the author and his family are transported from their home village to imprisonment. Along the way, the author is subjected to extreme heat in the carriages, overcrowding, a bombing threat, and unsafe conditions. In the midst of all these hardships, he details the struggles of those around him to hold their lives together in the stifling silence that pervades their journey.

Keywords: Tranport; Hei Ho; Train

Chapter.  2090 words. 

Subjects: Social and Cultural History

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