Angel of Bataan: The Life of a World War II Army Nurse in the War Zone and at Home

By | February 8, 2020
Angel of Bataan: The Life of a World War II Army Nurse in the War Zone and at Home Author Walter Macdougall
ISBN-10 1608933741
ISBN-13 9781608933747
Year 2015-04-22
Pages 218
Language English
Publisher Down East Books
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Alice Zwicker was the only service woman from Maine to be a prisoner of the enemy in either of the two World Wars But there is more to the story than that Across the nation wherever one of the seventy seven Angels of Bataan returned home there was a heros welcome Those Army and Navy nurses had shown what American women could do and be even in times of defeat This is Alices story her growing up in a small Maine town her commitment to the profession of nursing and her immersion in World War II There was Manila Bataan Corregidor and then three long hungry years when she was held prisoner by the Japanese For Alice the terrible legacy of war did not end with her liberation from internment camp or even with her coming home When victory finally arrived for Alice it was achieved in her own soul

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