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Last surviving nurse taken prisoner in WW II dies

Mildred Dalton Manning, the last survivor of a group of nurses taken prisoner in the Philippines in World War II died in March at the age of 98. The nurses were held at a prison camp on the campus of Santo Tomas University in Manila for 3 years. The nurses and the other prisoners had to copy with shortages of medicine, food, and clean water. Read more. The story of the “angels of Bataan and Corregidor” is movingly told in the book We Band of Angels by Elizabeth Norman.

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