We Band of Angels

We Band of Angels

The Untold Story of American Nurses Trapped on Bataan

Book - 2013
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"In the winter of 1941, as Japanese bombs began to fall on Luzon, American Army and Navy nurses stationed in the Philippines suddenly found themselves caught in a fiery hell of war. Undaunted, they did everything in their power to aid the soldiers, setting up much needed field hospitals in the jungles of Bataan and the tunnels of Corregidor, where they tended to the most devastating injuries of war amidst the raining shells and shrapnel. But the worst was still to come: As Bataan and Corregidor fell, ninety-nine of the nurses were herded into internment camps, where they endured three years of suffering, brutality, and starvation. Here, in letters, diaries, and firsthand accounts, is the story of what really happened during those dark days, woven together into a compelling saga of women in war"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2013
Edition: Random House trade paperback edition
ISBN: 9780812984842
0812984846
9780307799579
Branch Call Number: 940.547 No
Description: xi, 333 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm

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