Cenografix Greensboro, NC, 2000
* 1925, USA
Charge: Extra-territorial Internment
Prison: Santo Tomas Internment Camp, Manila, Philippines (Map)
Sawali is a tightly woven matting of split bamboo. The camp wall near the main gate was entirely covered in this to prevent communication between the internees and the civilians outside.
Part 1: January 1942; Santo Tomas,Manila, Philippines.
First Internees arrive (January 4th 1942); 400 civilians; mostly from the Malate District of Manila; After 25 months the Japanese military police take over administration entirely; the name cahges to Prison Camp No. 1.
Part 2: Camp scenes from 1943
Part 3: The Bleak Year, 1944
Original booklet was given as a present to her mother in December 1944 (see notes p 174)