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Nurse POWs of WWII

Constant Wonder
  • Jun 23, 2021
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After the Japanese invasion in 1941, U.S. Navy nurses stationed in the Philippines were captured and placed in concentration camps. After four years of selfless, dangerous, life-saving service to other prisoners, their sacrifices were overlooked and hushed up. Emilie Le Lucchesi wants to fix that. Guest: Emilie Le Beau Lucchesi, author of "This is Really War: The Incredible True Story of a Navy Nurse POW in the Occupied Philippines" Show More...