Thursday, March 14, 2013

Angels of Bataan and Corregidor - 1943

The 'Angels of Bataan'
Army Nurses pose in a Japanese photo in Santo Tomas Internment Camp, Manila, Philippines, in 1943. 
Left to right: Bertha Dworsky, Sallie P. Durrett, Earlene Black, Jean Kennedy, Louise Anchieks and Millei Dalton. They were captured in May 1942 after the fall of Corregidor Island, and cared for civilian prisoners of war for nearly three years, despite being near starvation and battling disease. (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Army Center of Military History)

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