Index Reviews "Yung [has] used the great strength of the sources-their personal warmth and vibrancy-to construct [an] enthralling, very human account of this neglected saga of American tragedy and triumph in World War II. His positive outlook, engaging style, and self-deprecating humor will appeal to general audiences. The Adventures of Eddie Fung is indeed an exciting and riveting contribution to Asian American history.
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Paul Casey - Winning was one of the happiest moments of my golfing career. Hi Eddie,I’m a student and my father is a alphabetnyc.com currently have a lot of project with alphabetnyc.comly,a lot of his friend(i not sure those are my father friends,colleagues or sub-contractor) came to my house and wanted to meet my father but the way they approached my house is like the feeling of wanted to destroy my house by hitting the door like alphabetnyc.com that time,i was at home alone n. Eddie Fung, who only stood only about 5'0 at the age of 16, gathered his $ in savings, packed a few belongings in his father's carpetbag, and ran away to Texas.
Between June and October the POWs and forced laborers laid some miles km of track from Ban Pong, Thailand roughly 45 miles [72 km] west of Bangkokto Thanbyuzayat, Burma roughly 35 miles [56 km] south of Mawlamyine. During this time, prisoners suffered from disease, malnutrition, injury, and cruel forms of punishment and torture inflicted by the Japanese.
One of the Americans was Eddie Fung.
Fung, 96, died peacefully at home in his sleep on March 25, All are welcome to attend. It should continue on with: President, California and the nation lost a trailblazer and a war hero.
Born in San Francisco inEddie left home at 16 to become a cowboy in Texas. Of the men and officers who landed on Java on January 11,became prisoners of war, POWs. Ninety-nine were sent to Japan to be slave laborers at Japanese factories and mines, andincluding Eddie, were sent to work on the Thai-Burma "Death'' Railway that was made famous by the film "The Bridge on the River Kwai.
Eighty-nine of the men from the battalion died in captivity. Although Eddie said his capture was a defining moment in his life, the horrific experience is just one aspect of his long and rich life. It includes his Chinese-American upbringing and his life after the war, when he studied chemistry at Stanford University on the GI bill.
He also worked as a metallurgist at the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and became a Tai Chi master after retirement.
As he concluded in his autobiography, " The Adventures of Eddie Fung: But even the bad days serve a purpose. They remind me of how good I have it now, in the sense that if you have never known hunger, you will not appreciate food; if you have never been enslaved, you will not appreciate what it means to be free.View Eddie Fung’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community.
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Eddie Fung is the author of The Adventures of Eddie Fung ( avg rating, 28 ratings, 5 reviews, published ). Eddie Fung, a year-old Chinese restaurateur, was set upon by two men with baseball bats outside his Newtownabbey home on 20 January. The attack lasted less than a minute but the damage will take years to heal.
His skull was smashed, his ear was split in two and they broke his cheekbone.