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U.S. Army Nurses from Bataan and Corregidor leaving Manila in trucks after being freed from three years imprisonment at the Santo Tomas Internment Compound in the Philippines. The nurses are wearing new uniforms given to them to replace their worn…
Japanese forces captured the nurses on Corregidor in 1942. The nurses, along with 3,700 men, women, and children civilian prisoners of war, were liberated from Santo Tomas Internment Camp in Manila, by the First Cavalry Divison on 3 February 1945….
Army nurses, taken prisoners by the Japanese at Bataan and Corregidor during WWII, and recently freed from the Santo Tomas University Civilian Concentration Camp at Manila, are awarded Bronze Stars, along with promotions, before their departure for the United States….