concentration camps Tjihapit, Solo and Lampersari
book contains a part of a Dutch family story in the Dutch Indies
during the Japanese occupation (1941 - 1945). This doctor family
with 6 children suffered hunger, fear and terror, but happily
they survived. Afterwards they could go back to Holland in
Dieter Beitsma: A good friend in Canada translated
the stories into English. We thank him for all the time and
troubles, given without financial interest. He did it to please
an old lady, who couldn't understand Dutch.
you insist in giving a contribution, please send it to the Foundation
"Heart for Haiti".
may send an e-mail to Anneke Feenstra-Bosman
About the author:
reading the book some people ask: "Well, what
about the life of the girl Anneke Bosman after these
Here follows a summary of the main
events in her life:
She finished her studies at the grammarschool in Haarlem and started nursing
in the Academic Hospital in Utrecht. After getting several degrees she worked
during one year in the Academic Hospital in Brussels. In 1956 she married Wiebe
Feenstra, an interpreter/translator of Spanish. They got a daughter and three
sons, which grew up prosperously. They also married and got their children
(now 7 grandchildren!).
Later on her husband studied theology
and they made their entry into the Old-Catholic Church,
which is related to the Anglican Church in liturgy
and communion. He served as a priest till 1997. After
his retirement they had a good time and they enjoy
rest, making visits and having fun in their hobbies.
If it is Gods will, they hope to keep it like this
for a long time.