Download e-book for iPad: All This Hell: U.S. Nurses Imprisoned by the Japanese by Evelyn M. Monahan,Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee

By Evelyn M. Monahan,Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee

ISBN-10: 0813121485

ISBN-13: 9780813121482

""Even notwithstanding ladies weren't purported to be at the entrance strains, at the entrance strains we have been. girls weren't imagined to be interned both, however it occurred to us. humans should still recognize what we persevered. humans may still recognize what we will endure."" -- Lt. Col. Madeline Ullom a couple of hundred U.S. military and military nurses have been stationed in Guam and the Philippines at first of worldwide conflict II. After the japanese assault on Pearl Harbor in December 1941, 5 military nurses on Guam grew to become the 1st American army ladies of global warfare II to be taken prisoner by way of the japanese. greater than seventy military nurses survived 5 months of strive against stipulations within the jungles of Bataan and Corregidor earlier than being captured, basically to undergo greater than 3 years in legal camps. while freedom got here, the U.S. army ordered the nurses to signal agreements with the govt to not speak about their awful reviews. Evelyn Monahan and Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee have carried out a variety of interviews with survivors and scoured records for letters, diaries, and journals to discover the heroism and sacrifices of those courageous women.

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