A Soldier's Story: Private First Class James Harvey Booth

A Soldier's Story: Captain Bertha Helen Dworsky

Captain Bertha Antonio Dworksy was born on December 31, 1910, in Lavaca, Texas.

Trained as a nurse, she enlisted in the U.S. Army and was assigned to Manila.

After Manila fell, Captain Bertha Dworsky and 77 other nurses were taken to the internment camp at Santo Tomas and remained a prisoner of war for 36 months before being released in 1945. The nurses would be known as the Angels of Bataan and Corregidor.

Captain Bertha Dworsky died on February 24, 1992, and rests in Sunnyvale, California.


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