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Escape from Hell

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/9780823231508.003.0020

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

Escape from Hell

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As the author waits for news of his father, information about the atrocities of the revolutionaries continue to drift into the camp. Meanwhile, the British have enlisted the help of those capable of working in the camp unloading trucks and other basic volunteer duties. As the members of the camp run out of supplies to barter, one woman produces a gold bar that she had been saving and uses it to purchase necessities for the entire camp. After receiving news from his father, the author, his brother, and his mother travel via ship and train and are finally reunited as a whole family.

Keywords: Father; Navy; Gold; British

Chapter.  5331 words. 

Subjects: Social and Cultural History

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