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We Band of Angels: The Untold Story of American Nurses Trapped on Bataan by the Japanese

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An award-winning story of "power and relevance" ("The New York Times Book Review") that offers the true account of the first American women to prove ... Show synopsis

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Reviews of We Band of Angels: The Untold Story of American Nurses Trapped on Bataan by the Japanese

Overall customer rating: 4.600
Jennifer W

The "Angels" story I wanted to find.

by Jennifer W on Mar 21, 2013

I wanted to find the story of my 6th grade Sunday School teacher's sister. I didn't even know her name, but I found it, and her picture and her story in the book. I didn't know the "angels" didn't have to go on the "death march" or that they were evacuated to Corregidor. Or that when they tried to ... More

BEAMER

Women POW of WWII

by BEAMER on Jan 14, 2010

This is a great first hand view of the events that unfold during the Japanes invasion of the Phillipines. It helps bring into perspective the events that unfold around the December 7th & 8th. Also, add Tears in the Darkness as a complete read of the events that occured on Bataan. Both are by the ... More

Trendy

Read for Educational Content

by Trendy on Mar 27, 2008

We Band of Angels, written by a nurse, about nurses in WWII is worth reading if nothing else for the educational content.. The story jumps around alot, and many characters are mentioned with few standing out , making it hard to follow. The endurance of these nurses through their trials and tribulations ... More

grannyno1

Band of Angels - First women in Battle

by grannyno1 on Feb 10, 2008

From the moment, I began to read I was mesmerized. I have been a WWII buff; however, reading the information in this book was just amazing. I learned more from this book than I did from High School History books the interviews from the actual people. I had no idea that Bataan was bombed so few hours ... More

ToriV

A Meaty History

by ToriV on Aug 3, 2007

Elizabeth Norman spent YEARS (ten, I think) doing the research AND interviewing to enable her to write this book. The book is meaty because she has spent this considerable time and effort to gather the facts from many different libraries/collections, both public and private. She also did over 30 ... More

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