Oh, the sweet
power of music!
Enduring Japanese captivity during WWII, women in Sumatra endured
the dark days of imprisonment. But how they endured this trial
is so captivating. Music! Uplifting, beautiful music!
Written from memory for a chorus of forlorn women including Dutch,
Australian, and English nuns, teachers, wives, and children.
The faith demonstrated by this
small group of prisoners is illuminating. If you are forced to
become a prisoner of war, you would be blessed to be with such
"They knew not that the allies
had won or that the world was once again entering peaceful times.
They knew nothing of the events occurring beyond the wire, only of
their own quest for survival. Song of Survival is the story of this
I was surprised how few of my
friends had read Colijn's book. Spread the news.
A real hidden treasure!