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How the World Keeps Turning

Date: 1945 | Identifier: 0454-b1-fa
How the World Keeps Turning is an undated autobiographical account of life in the Philippine Islands (1941-1945) by Leonora Febre. She gives a short description of her early life and education on the island of Corregidor in the Philippine Islands. She discusses her family's flight from Corregidor, in avoidance of Japanese attack, at the outbreak of World War II. She provides detailed accounts of such hardships as cramped or inadequate living quarters, lack of food and water, robbery by the Japanese, diseases and fear of physical abuse by the Japanese during her family's travels from Corregidor to Mariveles, Orion, Bataan, Bulacan, and Zambales. Leonora also expresses her family's joy at the time of the Japanese surrender. Date approximated. more...