Author Setjo-Heijblom's Book
Of Wars and Morning Glories
At the age of 8 Hedda (Dutch, autobiography subject) lived in Brussels with relatives for her schooling, when WWII broke out. Her father, living on Java sailed around Africa to take her home. they traveled through warring Europe and finally got out on the last mail boat to leave Europe until after war's end, out of Genoa Italy.
Once home on Java the Japanese suddenly invaded the Netherlands East Indies, and Hedda, her mother and little brother ended ...