About Elizabeth Lautzenhiser

About the author: Elizabeth Lautzenhiser Irvine (July 5, 1927 — July 16, 2020) daughter of Roscoe E. Lautzenheiser and grandaughter of Nancy Belle Craft Norton.

About the diary: Irvine, Liz Lautzenhiser. and Hammack, Debbie Irvine, “Surviving the rising sun : [my family’s years in a Japanese POW camp]

Her diary entries included in The Philippine Diary Project are from December 8, 1941 to October 22, 1942.