Dragons In The Forest by Peter Yeldham (Ebook)

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Dragons In The Forest by Peter Yeldham (Ebook)

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DECEMBER 7th, 1941
Today the war began! I’ve just heard the news on the radio. I was trying to finish my homework in English, and at the same time listen to a talk to improve my Japanese. I often use the radio for this purpose. The Marianist Brothers at St Joseph’s teach us in English and French, but speaking Japanese at school is forbidden. Which is a pretty stupid rule, since this is where I was born and where my family lives, and on leaving school I want to get a job here…

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Born in Japan of a French father and White Russian mother, Alex Faure greeted the news of war in the Pacific with schoolboy enthusiasm. That is until the hardships of being a gajin and neutral foreigner in Japan during World War II became a stark reality for the Faure family.

DECEMBER 22nd, 1944
Since Sunday night there has been a raid most days and every single night. The bombing has been relentless. It accounts for the sombre mood; no Christmas spirit in evidence anywhere in the city. Certainly none at the French bank…

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