Marcia Gates by Melissa Bowersock
Angel of Bataan

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Marcia L. Gates was an Army nurse and prisoner of war during WWII. As an "Angel of Bataan," she spent three years in a Japanese internment camp in the Philippines. This is her story, told through her letters and the newspaper clippings, photos and letters collected by her mother. The book was awarded a biography medal by the Military Writers Society of America in 2012 and an Honorable Mention by the Hollywood Book Festival in 2013. It was also featured in the TV documentary, Our Wisconsin: Military History of America's Dairyland on WKOW-TV in Madison.
 

About Melissa Bowersock

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Melissa Bowersock is an eclectic writer who turns her hand to any kind of story that moves her: contemporary, western, fantasy, romance, action/adventure, biography, spiritual or satire. She thrives in the Sonoran desert of Southern Arizona with her husband and an Airedale terrier.
 
Published May 8, 2011 by New Moon Publishing. 178 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, War, History.

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