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Mily and enslaved into prostitution by the Japanese Imperial ArmyHer searing account of her time in 'The House of the Seven Seas' the Japanese Officers' Club and brother in Semarang uncovers one of the worst human rights abuses to come out of the war abuse that affected thousands of young women who were forcibly removed from their families to provide sexual services a. I had thought early on that this would be a four star memoir at best As I read on I became astounded at the strength and courage of this former comfort woman To be able to keep such strong faith whilst going through something so traumatic and be able to still comfort others at the same time is something I ll never fully comprehend Jan kept her terrible secret for fifty years and only to help others did she come forward Jan Ruff O Herne is extraordinary

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50 Years of Silence

The long idyllic summer of Jan Ruff O'Herne's childhood in Dutch colonial Indonesia ended in 1942 with the Japanese invasion of Java She was interned in Ambarawa Prison Camp along with her mother and two younger sistersIn February 1944 when Jan was 21 her life was torn apart Along with nine other young women all of them virgins she was plucked from the camp and her fa. Jan Ruff O Herne lived an idyllic childhood in Indonesia until the Japanese invaded during World War 2 She was imprisoned in horrific conditions with her mother and sisters in a prisoner of war camp just for being Dutch From there she was taken to a brothel for Japanese soldiers and was repeatedly raped Throughout her whole ordeal she kept her strong faith in God and continually inspired the other women by praying with them and reading the Bible to them I was continually inspired by her loving giving and forgiving nature I am blessed to have met Jan a few times as she is friends with my husband s Grandad and she is a beautiful lady with an inspiring Catholic faith

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S 'comfort women' for the Japanese army between 1929 and 1945 50 Years of Silence is Jan's story As the first European 'comfort woman' to speak out it is a story of tremendous courage that unfolds with the deeper meaning of a fableShining over all is the radiance of Jan Ruff O'Herne's faith and love illuminating one of the darkest and best kept secrets of World War II. A lesson to my lack of knowledgeThis was a good book Opened my eyes to the unknown secrecy of war The abuses of not only the pow men but what the women went through as well The strengths of women and their strength in the power of prayer A very strong generation of men and women


10 thoughts on “50 Years of Silence

  1. says:

    Jan was the first European 'comfort woman' to come forward with her story of being forcibly raped in a brothel set up for Japanese officers Before the war she had purposed in her mind to become a Catholic nun She tells her story with a gentle touch and yet reveals the terrible toll they all paid as POWs during WWII4 Stars Outstanding It definitely held my interest

  2. says:

    Jan Ruff O'Herne lived an idyllic childhood in Indonesia until the Japanese invaded during World War 2 She was imprisoned in horrific

  3. says:

    The mass rape as a tool of war has been used throughout history to break a nation’s spirit But the Japanese treatment of women in all the countries they’ve conuered during WWII was self serving as they placed thousands of captured women in “Comfort Stations” to satisfy the sexual needs of its armyAround the Pacific Rim the enslaved

  4. says:

    This is a very moving memoir of a young woman who along with her family was sent to a prison camp when the Japanese army invaded Indonesia Along with nine other young women she was sent to live and work in a brothel where she was abus

  5. says:

    I had thought early on that this would be a four star memoir at best As I read on I became astounded at the strength and courage of this former comfort woman To be able to keep such strong faith whilst going through something so traum

  6. says:

    I was interested in this topic after reading A Pledge of Silence By Flora J Solomon I had heard of this book but h

  7. says:

    This is an inspiring narrative skillfully told of the life of this courageous woman Her happy childhood and strong faith based upbringing is what gave her the strength to survive the horrors endured during the 3

  8. says:

    A lesson to my lack of knowledgeThis was a good book Opened my eyes to the unknown secrecy of war The abuses of not only the pow men but what the women went through as well The strengths of women and their strength in the power of prayer A very strong generation of men and women

  9. says:

    A simple yet horrifying account on one person's story of being a comfort woman during the war It is sad to read but thank you for sharing your story

  10. says:

    There are no words that I can string together to write a review that would adeuately express the facet of emotions I went through while reading this heart wrenching account of family love inspiration despair hopeless fear dread just to make my way back to love again I cried throughout and felt for all the woman and men who were torn away from their families and placed into war camps I was appalled to read how cruelly h

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