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Published by Editions Tom Thompson in Sydney, New York .
Written in English



  • Java (Indonesia),
  • Indonesia,
  • Java,
  • Java.


  • Ruff-O"Herne, Jan.,
  • Comfort women -- Indonesia -- Java -- Biography.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Indonesian.,
  • Service, Compulsory non-military -- Indonesia -- Java.,
  • Java (Indonesia) -- History, Military.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesFifty years of silence
StatementJan Ruff-O"Herne.
SeriesImprint lives.
LC ClassificationsD810.C698 R84 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination152 p. :
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL836060M
ISBN 101875892001
LC Control Number95111520

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