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"The Angels of Bataan and Corregidor" also known as "The Battling Belles of Bataan": US Military Nurses held captive during WWII. (Source: http://wikipedia.org.wiki/Angels_of_Bataan) #NationalNursesWeek2012

Newly liberated Army nurses pose before boarding a flight to the U. They were the "Bataan Angels" of

Night Witches: Night Witches were russian lady bombers in WW2. They had the oldest, noisiest, crappiest planes in the entire world. The planes were so noisy that to stop Germans from hearing them coming and starting up their anti aircraft guns, the Witches climbed to a certain height to coast down to German positions, drop their bombs, restart their engines in midair, and get back to base.

Night Witches: The Female Fighter Pilots of World War II

Night Witches: The Female Fighter Pilots of World War II Members of the Night Bomber Regiment decorated their planes with flowers . and dropped tons of bombs.

When Corregidor and Bataan fell in 1942, there were 11 US Navy nurses and 66 Army nurses who were captured along with the American and Filipino forces, and imprisoned in and around the city of Manila. These 77 women became known as the Angels of Bataan (sometimes even referred to as the Battling Belles of Bataan) who, despite being prisoners of war, continued to serve as an active nursing unit until their liberation in February 1945.

When Corregidor and Bataan fell in there were 11 US Navy nurses and 66 Army nurses who were captured along with the American and Filipino forces, and imprisoned in and around the city of Manila. These 77 women became known as the Angels of.

2nd Lt. Mary W. Harrison, U.S. Army Nurse Corps at Anzio, Italy, 1944. 21st General Hospital. She was awarded the Purple Heart for combat wounds received at Anzio during an air raid on 7 February 1944. Three other Nurses were killed

Harrison, U. Army Nurse Corps at Anzio, Italy, General Hospital. She was awarded the Purple Heart for combat wounds received at Anzio during an air raid on 7 February Three other Nurses were killed

(66) Facebook - Betty White

In 1941 Betty White put showbiz on hold & signed up to work with the AWVS (American Women's Volunteer Services) for 4 years.

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