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Military Nurses in Philippines Engulfed in WWII

Sunday, June 1, 2014

More than 100 U.S. military nurses were stationed at base hospitals in the Philippines on Dec. 7, 1941. As the U.S. entered the war, Frances Nash and Peggy Nash faced deluges of wounded, says Mary Cronk Farrell in this excerpt from "Pure Grit."

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