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Etta Jones was not a World War II soldier or a  war time spy She was an American school teacher who in 1941 who along with her husband Foster agreed to teach the Natives on the remote Aleutian island of Attu  They were both sixty two years old when they left Alaska's mainland for Attu against the advice of friends and family   Etta an Narrated by Janet Polata and borrowed from the National Library for the Blind and Print Disabled

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Last Letters from Attu The True Story of Etta Jones Alaska Pioneer and Japanese POWD her sister moved to the Territory of Alaska in 1922  She planned to stay only one year as a vacation but this 40 something year old nurse from back east met Foster Jones and fell in love She married and for nearly twenty years they taught in remote Alaskan villages including their last posting on  Attu Island at the far end of the Ale I can't recommend this book enoughThe true story of Etta Jones is amazingand inspiring

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read mobi à Last Letters from Attu The True Story of Etta Jones ✓ Etta Jones was not a World War II soldier or a  war time spy She was an American school teacher who in 1941 who along with her husband Foster agreed to teach the Natives on the remote Aleutian island of Attu  They were both sixty two years old whUtian island chain Etta's life changed forever on that Sunday morning in June 1942  when almost 2000 Japanese military men invaded Attu Island and Etta became a prisoner of war She was taken from American soil to Japan and given up for dead This is the story of a brave American a woman of courage and resolve with inextinguishable spirit? I was hoping for information about the indigenous cultures but it was an interesting biography of a woman who went to Alaska with her sister in midlife with no intention to stay but then married a former gold prospector and taught at various places in Alaska for two decades mostly at local schools for natives some very remote At the beginning of WW II she and her husband were stationed on Attu the most westerly US Aleutian Island When the Japanese invaded Attu her husband was executed and she was sent to Japan where she spent the war under difficult conditions with other women internees mostly Australian and New Zealand nurses captured in the South Pacific The book held my interest