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Timeline Event:


Mar 10, 1945

The U.S. Navy Nurses interned at Los Banos, Philippines, as Prisoners of War, were flown back to U.S. The Navy Nurses were taken as Prisoners of War in early January 1942. Each Navy Nurse was later awarded the Bronze Star for her time in captivity.

Theater:  Pacific Theater

ItemType:  Person

More Information: 

Source:  Naval History & Heritage Command


Date Added: 2011-03-10



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