The Distant Land of My Father - Haiphong Road, pgs. 150-172 Summary & Analysis

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Haiphong Road, pgs. 150-172 Summary and Analysis

Joseph is interned in the former United States Marines barrack on Haiphong Road. The room is crowded with men who are waiting, just as he is. Colonel Odera tells the interns that they will be okay if they obey the rules. If not, they will be dealt with harshly .

Joseph is assigned to a room with thirty other men. Two internees are placed in charge of the men. Hugh Kelley is in charge of the British and John Barrows is in charge of the rest of the internees. Barrows selects Joseph as his assistant. Joseph moves into better quarters with the three men. It is called the office.

They arrange for food and supplies to be delivered by the American Association. The men are allowed to obtain supplies from different organizations. The men in each...

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