Living with the enemy: A diary of the Japanese Occupation

Living with the enemy A diary of the Japanese Occupation None

  • Title: Living with the enemy: A diary of the Japanese Occupation
  • Author: Pacita Pestaño- Jacinto
  • ISBN: 9789712709135
  • Page: 161
  • Format: Hardcover
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    1. When the Americans declared war against the Japanese on December 9, 1941, after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the author, Pacita P. Jacinto, was newly-married to a doctor whose child she carried and she relished their independence in a perfect house with air plants in Otis Street in Pandacan, Manila. The war, like all evil things, was unhoped for. Within three years, Pacita and her husband would be moving in and out of places in Manila to survive the occupation of the Japanese. She detailed the e [...]

    2. A very excellent book, can make clear pictures of the Philippines during the Japanese occupation, the horrors, the massacre, the ruthless killing of innocent people by the Japanese, pregnant women, children and even babies.A must read!

    3. This is the 2nd book that I picked which is about WWII in the Philippines. The juxtaposition of their servant boy and the author of the diary's lives is remarkable. Makes you witness the war under two different perspectives--rich and poor.

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