Rabauru no Nihonjin Kangofu (Japanese nurses in Rabaul)

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    Abstract

    This chapter provides detailed accounts of Japanese military nurses' experiences of working in Rabaul in 1942 and 1943, based mainly on oral interviews. It argues that for several decades the memories of the military nurses were not discussed publicly in Japan because of the discrepancies between the images of women as peace loving mothers and wives and military nurses who were keen to make their contribution to fight war.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationKioku no kokky�sen o koete (Reframing National Memory: Stories from Australia and Japan about the Pacific War)
    Editors Kamada Mayumi
    Place of PublicationTokyo, Japan
    PublisherOchanomizu Shobo
    Pages175-189
    ISBN (Print)9784275009784
    Publication statusPublished - 2012

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