POW Story Of Angels Of Bataan Army Nurses Is One Of The Greatest WWII Stories Never Told
By Fox News,April 07, 2017
of World War II’s greatest untold stories began on April 8, 1942 when
Lt. Gen. Jonathan Wainwright, the commander of the U.S. Army in the
Philippines, ordered the evacuation of military and civilian nurses to
the island of Corregidor. A month later, Corregidor fell and 77 American
nurses were captured by the Japanese, becoming the largest group of
female prisoners of war.
as the “Angels of Bataan and Corregidor,” the group continues to hold
the distinction of not losing a single member during their three years
in the Santo Tomas Internment camp.