We Band of Angels: The Untold Story of American Nurses Trapped on Bataan by the Japanese

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Random House, 1999 - Social Science - 327 pages
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This dramatic and inspiring book recounts the story of a group of American Army nurses trapped on Bataan by the Japanese during World War II. "As horrific as it is inspiring."--Linda Bird Francke, author of "Ground Zero: The Gender Wars in the Military."

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This is an amazing book about a group of amazing women It is the story of the military nurses stationed in the Philippines at the beginning of WWII. As the war progressed, these women went from ... Read full review

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This is an amazing book about a group of amazing women It is the story of the military nurses stationed in the Philippines at the beginning of WWII. As the war progressed, these women went from ... Read full review

Contents

Waking Up to War
3
Manila Cannot Hold
16
Jungle Hospital 1
33
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About the author (1999)

Dr. Elizabeth M. Normanis an associate professor of nursing and the director of the doctoral program at New York University's Division of Nursing in the School of Education. Her specialty is nursing history. The recipient of many honors and awards, she has written Women at War: The Story of Fifty Military Nurses Who Served in Vietnam and numerous articles. She is married and lives with her husband, Michael, and their two sons, Joshua and Benjamin, in New Jersey.

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