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

Elizabeth M. Norman
Format
Book
Published
New York : Pocket Books, 2000.
Edition
1st Pocket Books trade pbk. [ed.]
Language
English
ISBN
0671787187
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
Description
xv, 327 p., [32] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-292) and index.
Technical Details
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