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 speculated to be at the entrance strains, at the entrance traces we have been. ladies weren't presupposed to be interned both, however it occurred to us. humans may still recognize what we continued. humans should still understand what we will be able to endure."" -- Lt. Col. Madeline Ullom multiple hundred U.S. military and army nurses have been stationed in Guam and the Philippines initially of global struggle 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 worldwide battle II to be taken prisoner through the japanese. greater than seventy military nurses survived 5 months of strive against stipulations within the jungles of Bataan and Corregidor ahead of being captured, simply to suffer greater than 3 years in criminal camps. while freedom got here, the U.S. army ordered the nurses to signal agreements with the govt to not talk about their awful studies. 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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