Dutch Comfort Woman Jan O'Herne Shortly Before Internment by the Japanese, Java, Indonesia, 1942

"Studio portrait of Jan Ruff O'Herne, taken shortly before she, her mother and sisters, as well as thousands of other Dutch women and children were interned by the Japanese Imperial Army in Ambarawa. Over the following months, O'Herne, along with six other Dutch women, were repeatedly raped, day and night, by Japanese military personnel."

Exact date unknown.

Taken on 1942-06-01
Source Australian War Memorial/Wikipedia
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Uploaded by northway on 2014-09-07


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