Monahan, Evelyn M.

All This Hell : U.S. Nurses Imprisoned by the Japanese - Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, 2010. - 1 online resource (270 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Cover; All This Hell; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Memory is the mother of all wisdom. Aeschlyus, Prometheus Bound; Contents; Preface; 1. Pacific Paradise; 2. Paradise Lost; 3. Descent into Hell; 4. The Other Alamo; 5. From the Frying Pan into the Fire; 6. The Tunnel and the Rock; 7. The City of Hell; 8. Life along the River Styx; 9. Hunger in the Heart of Hell; 10. Liberation; 11. Home at Last; Appendix A; A Tribute to Major Maude C. Davison, ANC; Appendix B; Pre-World War II Duty Stations of U.S. Navy Nurses Held as POWs by the Japanese; Appendix C Military Nurses Who Were Not Reassigned following the Japanese Attack on the PhilippinesAppendix D; Evacuation of U.S. Military Nurses from Manila, December; Appendix E; Evacuees from the Philippines to Australia; Appendix F; POW Army Nurses Personal Statistics; Appendix G; POW Army Nurses Military Service Statistics; Appendix H; Military Grades during World War II; Notes; Bibliograph; Index; Illustrations follow pages-20; Illustrations follow pages-84; Illustrations follow pages-164

""""Even though women were not supposed to be on the front lines, on the front lines we were. Women were not supposed to be interned either, but it happened to us. People should know what we endured. People should know what we can endure."""" -- Lt. Col. Madeline Ullom More than one hundred U.S. Army and Navy nurses were stationed in Guam and the Philippines at the beginning of World War II. After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941, five navy nurses on Guam became the first American military women of World War II to be taken prisoner by the Japanese. More than seventy army

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Nurses -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Prisoners of war -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
Prisoners of war -- Philippines -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care -- United States.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese.


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D805.P6 A433 2010

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