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1940s Philippines

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World War II- Arriving U. Army Nurses are excitedly welcomed by nurses that had been internees at Santo Tomas for the past 3 years, Manila, Philippines, Feb. O Donnell, Nagasaki, Hiroshima, Palawan, Bataan Death March, History Magazine, Leyte, Vintage Nurse, Iwo Jima

Arriving U.S. Army Nurses are excitedly welcomed by nurses that had been internees at Santo Tomas for the past 3 years, Manila, Philippines, Feb. 1945

The nurses that had been imprisoned at Santo Tomas had been veterans of Bataan and Corregidor. Many of the nurses had been old friends that have not seen each other for the past three years. The interned nurses had been doing regular duty in the Japanese held hospital. The picture shows interned nurse Lt. Rita Palmer of Boston, hugging an old freind newly arrived Lt. Dorothy Davis of New York City.

Father and son internees take cover in a makeshift shelter they constructed during the Japanese shelling of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines, Feb. 1945 [[MORE]] –em: Santo Tomas internees were. University Of Santo Tomas, Bataan Death March, The Shanty, Heinrich Heine, Nurses Station, Asian History, American War, Lest We Forget, Photos Du

Father and son internees take cover in a makeshift shelter they constructed during the Japanese shelling of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines, Feb. 1945

Santo Tomas internees were terrified by the intense shelling by the Japanese. Here Mr. Archibald Mathews and his son, Nicholas, take cover in a shelter they made in their own shack that was in the shanty area of the compound. Notice the young boy covering his ears as protection from the intense loud explosions.

First American flag to be displayed in over three years at Santo Tomas that was used as an interment camp where they held American and other Nationals that was at war against Japan. First American Flag, The Spanish American War, European American, Thomas University, University Of Santo Tomas, Treaty Of Paris, President Of The Philippines, Devon Rex Cats, Bataan

First American flag to be displayed in on Santo Tomas

First American flag to be displayed in over three years at Santo Tomas that was used as an interment camp where they held American and other Nationals that was at war against Japan. Manila, Philippines, Feb. 1945

Santo Tomas Internment Camp Bathtub for hair washing. Washing clothes in the back. Margaret Evalyn Whitaker on right in the blouse with flowers on the blouse's pockets Margaret's mother, Evalyn Eddy Whitaker, in the middle Bataan Death March, Devon Rex Cats, Nurses Station, Hair Magazine, Prisoners Of War, Handmade Hair Accessories, Bull Terrier Dog, Washing Clothes, Hair Washing

Santo Tomas Internment Camp

1942-1943, Santo Tomas Internment Camp Bathtub for hair washing. Washing clothes in the back. Margaret Evalyn Whitaker on right in the blouse with flowers on the blouse's pockets Margaret's mother, Evalyn Eddy Whitaker, in the middle

Santo Tomas Internment Camp after liberation. Army nurse Gwendolyn Henshaw works in the camp hospital ward. Bataan Death March, Flight Nurse, War Medals, Vintage Nurse, Prisoners Of War, United States Army, Military Life, World War Ii, Wwii

Santo Tomas Internment Camp

Santo Tomas Internment Camp after liberation. Army nurse Gwendolyn Henshaw works in the camp hospital ward.

Liberated nurses evacuating from Santo Tomas Internment Camp, Manila, Philippines, 1945 University Of Santo Tomas, Philippine Holidays, Leyte, Bataan, Catholic University, Vintage Nurse, Prisoners Of War, Military Women, National Archives

Feb. 12, 1945, evacuating liberated nurses from Santo Tomas University, Manila, Philippines

Feb. 12, 1945... A makeshift runway was cleared on one of the broad streets north of Santo Tomas and this Curtiss C-46 landed to evacuate these liberated nurses first to Leyte then by ship back to the USA. This photograph is from the National Archives and Records Administration of the USA.. www.archives.gov/

American children and other civilians held at Santo Tomas Internment Camp by Japanese forces for over three years are photographed having a . University Of Santo Tomas, Creepy History, Bataan, American Children, Interesting History, American Civil War, Women In History, Old Photos, Vintage Photos

Prisoners liberated from a prison camp in or near Manila, Luzon, Philippines, 1945

The liberated prisoners eat their first meal away from their Japanese captors in three years. Knapsacks worn by the children were made by their mother to carry all of their belongings.

 II, Freed American and Filipino prisoners outside main entrance of Santo Tomas University which was used as a Japanese prison camp before Allied liberation forces entered the city. World War One, Second World, San Thomas, University Of Santo Tomas, Bataan, Prisoners Of War, Life Magazine, Historical Fiction, Family History

November 2008 – Prison Photography

Carl Mydans. Freed American and Filipino prisoners outside main entrance of Santo Tomas University which was used as a Japanese prison camp before Allied liberation forces entered the city. Manila, Luzon, Philippines. February 05, 1945

Liberated Santo Tomas internees being fed the first decent meal since the Japanese imprisoned them three years before. Fight For Us, World War Ii, Ww2, Prison, Manila Philippines, Japanese, Camps, History, Couple Photos

Liberated Santo Tomas internees being fed the first decent meal since the Japanese imprisoned them three years before. Manila, Philippines, Feb. 1945

This is in the basement of the main building of Santo Tomas.