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Pure grit : how American World War II nurses survived battle and prison camp in the Pacific

Author: Mary Cronk Farrell
Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The story of American nurses serving in the Philippines when the Japanese attacked the islands on December 8, 1941"--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Children's nonfiction
1000L
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Cronk Farrell
ISBN: 9781419710285 1419710281
OCLC Number: 844245331
Awards: Commended for Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens (Fourteen and Up) 2015
Commended for Jefferson Cup (Older Readers) 2015
Commended for Washington State Book Award (Young Adults) 2015
Description: 160 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Adventure and romance --
Surprise attack --
No time for fear --
Nurses under fire --
Retreat to the jungle --
Make-do medicine --
Boxed in on Bataan --
Retreat to the rock --
Holing up on Corregidor Island --
Rescued! --
Surrender to the enemy --
Held incommunicado --
Santo Tomas internment camp --
Food? Grow your own --
Hope at last --
Walking skeletons --
Liberation! --
Homecoming --
Forgotten --
Moving on --
Recognition at last.
Other Titles: How American World War II nurses survived battle and prison camp in the Pacific
Responsibility: Mary Cronk Farrell ; foreword by First Lieutenant Diane Carlson Evans.

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The only book for children to tell the harrowing true story of World War II nurses serving in the Pacific Theatre.  Read more...

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