By Evelyn M. Monahan,Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee

""Even even though girls weren't imagined to be at the entrance strains, at the entrance traces we have been. ladies weren't purported to be interned both, however it occurred to us. humans should still be aware of what we persisted. humans should still understand what we will be able to endure."" -- Lt. Col. Madeline Ullom multiple hundred U.S. military and military nurses have been stationed in Guam and the Philippines at the start of global conflict II. After the japanese assault on Pearl Harbor in December 1941, 5 army nurses on Guam grew to become the 1st American army girls of worldwide conflict 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 ahead of being captured, merely to undergo greater than 3 years in felony camps. while freedom got here, the U.S. army ordered the nurses to signal agreements with the govt to not speak about their awful studies. Evelyn Monahan and Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee have carried out quite a few interviews with survivors and scoured data for letters, diaries, and journals to discover the heroism and sacrifices of those courageous women.

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