Pure Grit

Pure Grit

How American World War II Nurses Survived Battle and Prison Camp in the Pacific

Book - 2014
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"The story of American nurses serving in the Philippines when the Japanese attacked the islands on December 8, 1941."--Dust jacket.
Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2014
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781419710285
Branch Call Number: YA 940.54 FAR


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Booklist *Starred Review* : Farrell chronicles the harrowing story of U.S. Army and Navy nurses based in the Philippines during WWII. After working under enemy fire, they became prisoners of war in two Japanese prison camps, where they continued to nurse soldiers and other captives. As time went ... Read More »

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