Join author Mary Breu as she tells the story of her great aunt Etta Jones. Breu is the author of “Last Letters From Attu: The True Story of Etta Jones, Alaska Pioneer and Japanese P.O.W.” Etta Jones was working as a schoolteacher on the Aleutians when the Japanese invaded Attu. She spent more than three years as a prisoner of war in Japan. Breu recounts Etta’s stories of Alaska, the frontier and of P.O.W. camp.
BROADCAST ON KSKA: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. (Alaska time)
REPEAT BROADCAST: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. (Alaska time)
- Mary Breu, author, “Last Letters From Attu”
HOST: Anchorage Museum
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