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We band of angels : the untold story of American nurses trapped on Bataan by the Japanese / Elizabeth M. Norman

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Author:
Norman, Elizabeth M  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 327 p., [32] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Philippines
Date:
1999
C1999
20th century
Contents:
Waking up to war -- Manila cannot hold -- Jungle hospital #1 -- The sick, the wounded, the work of war -- Waiting for the help that never came -- "There must be no thought of surrender" -- Bataan falls: the wounded are left in their beds -- Corregidor: the last stand -- A handful go home -- In enemy hands -- Santo Thomas -- STIC, the first year, 1942 -- Los Banos, 1943 -- Eating weeds fried in cold cream, 1944 -- And the gates came crashing down -- "Home,. We're really home." -- Aftermath -- Across the years
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Medical care  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons, Japanese  Search this
Prisoners of war--History  Search this
Nurses--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_565086