By Nick Golodoff,Rachel Mason,Brenda Maly

In the quiet of morning, precisely six months after Pearl Harbor, the japanese touched down on American soil. touchdown at the distant Alaska island of Attu, they assailed a complete village, protecting the Alaskan villagers for 2 months and at last corralling all survivors right into a freighter certain for Japan.

One of these survivors, Nick Golodoff, grew to become a prisoner of warfare at simply six years previous. He used to be one of the dozens of Unangan Attu citizens swept away to Hokkaido, and considered one of basically twenty-five to outlive. Attu Boy tells Golodoff’s tale of those harrowing years as he came upon either friendship and cruelty by the hands of the japanese. It deals an extraordinary examine the lives of civilian prisoners and their captors in WWII-era Japan. It additionally tells of Golodoff’s bittersweet go back to a native land torn aside through profession and compelled internments. Interwoven with different voices from Attu, this richly illustrated memoir is a testomony to the struggles, triumphs, and heartbreak of lives disrupted by way of war.

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