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Former child POW recalls family’s imprisonment by Japanese /

Statement of responsibility: by Mary Beth Breckenridge
by Breckenridge, Mary Beth.
Type: materialTypeLabelMixed materials In: The Akron Beacon Journal / Ohio.com (January 31, 2015)Subject(s): Huber, Thelma Thompson | Huber, Joseph Thompson | Huber, Joseph | World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines | World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines | World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, JapaneseOnline resources: Click here to access online Owner: The Akron Beacon Journal / Ohio.comSummary: "The ordeal endured by Huber’s family and other Akron-area civilians caught in the turmoil of World War II is a largely forgotten chapter of local history. But [Joseph Huber Jr.], a Cuyahoga Falls resident, is drawing new attention to his family’s struggle by self-publishing the autobiography of his mother, Thelma Thompson Huber. Most of the book, Such a Life, is devoted to the events before and immediately after Feb. 3, 1945, when a small American force overtook the prison camp that held the Hubers — Thelma, husband Joseph Sr. and children Joseph Jr., Barbara and Stephen. Their camp was one of four in the Philippines that were liberated in a one-month period."
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