This is the story of a US Army nurse, Hortense McKay, one of the Angels of Bataan and Corregidor. She experienced starvation on Bataan, a daring escape by submarine form Corregidor and later returned to the sick and wounded soldiers at Leyte. Here in the tropical Philippines in 1945, she was Chief Nurse at Hospital #2, a 3300 bed unit. She was also on the 126th General Hospital staff. Even after WWII was over, this valorous woman continued in her career. She was later assigned as Chief Nurse in the 34th General Hospital at Orleans, France, and as such, she headed five US Army hospitals.
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Book Description Maxine Kaiser Russell, 1988. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110961789417