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May 19, 2021
Vice Admiral Thomas C. Kincaid, US Navy, Commander 7th Fleet and Southwest Pacific Force, poses with former Navy Nurse Corps prisoners of war after their rescue from Los Banos on 23 February 1945. The nurses will receive Bronze Star medals in a nation-wide presentation on 4 September 1945. Pictured left to right: Lieutenant Susie Pitcher Lieutenant Dorothy Still Mrs. Basilia Stewart, wife of an American who worked with nurses in prison camp hospital Lieutenant Goldia O�Haver Lieutenant Eldene Paige Vice Admiral Kincaid Lieutenant Mary Chapman Lieutenant Commander Laura Cobb, Chief Nurse Miss Maureen? Davis, civilian nurse who worked with the group Lieutenant Mary Rose Harrington Lieutenant Helen Gorzelanski Lieutenant Bertha Evans Lieutenant Margaret Nash Miss Helen Grant, British nurse who worked with group Lieutenant Edwina Todd US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Archives


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