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On America’s Heroic Female Veterans

How Eleanor Roosevelt honored a trailblazing group of brave World War II nurses

U.S. military nurses in Manila after their liberation in 1945 / Credit: U.S. Signal Corps

Seventy-seven U.S. military nurses were trapped on Corregidor — and became the first group of American women ever to become prisoners of war — after the Allies surrendered the island to the Japanese in 1942. All of the…

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Janice Harayda

Janice Harayda

Critic, novelist, award-winning journalist. Former book columnist for Glamour and book editor of The Plain Dealer.

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