The Before and After Life of an American Boy P.O.W. John King Hanks

ISBN: 9781935605331

Published: May 13th 2010

Paperback

128 pages


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The Before and After Life of an American Boy P.O.W.  by  John King Hanks

The Before and After Life of an American Boy P.O.W. by John King Hanks
May 13th 2010 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 128 pages | ISBN: 9781935605331 | 7.39 Mb

...... PEARL HARBOR Oh John King, you know, we stopped there on our way to the Philippines. Well, the Japanese just bombed it, marking the beginning of World War II for us, Julia said. ...... The year was 1939, at the age of seven, John traveled toMore...... PEARL HARBOR Oh John King, you know, we stopped there on our way to the Philippines. Well, the Japanese just bombed it, marking the beginning of World War II for us, Julia said. ...... The year was 1939, at the age of seven, John traveled to the Philippine Islands with his parents, Dr.

and Mrs. John H. Hanks, and his brother Jim, age five. The family was on the way to the Island of Culion, Palawan, where Pop was to study Leprosy, under the auspices of the Leonard Wood Memorial Society. Here the family thrived in a tropical paradise until the World War II started in 1941. Johns story is a collection of his stories and remembrances before, during and after the war.

It is the story of a remarkable and brave life. Pop often said that he had taken little boys with him to the Philippines, but returned with men! at the ages of 11 and 13.



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