Nelly Fung: Dear Mother Putnam

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Dear Mother Putnam – Life & Death in Manila During the Japanese Occupation 1941-45 is a day-to-day eye witness account describing life, death, survival and the political developments during World War 2 in occupied Manila. Written by her father, the late Ambassador Marcial P Lichauco, Nelly Fung will talk about her experiences of re-editing her father’s diary for the modern reader and its historical context and relevance today.