Juanita Redmond Hipps
Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army
R. Hipps was born on 1 July 1912. She served in the Army Nurse Corps
in World War II Pacific Theater. She was the author of "I Served
on Bataan"(New York: J.B. Lippincott Company), a best selling book in 1943
1943 and which was the basis for the motion picture "So Proudly We Hail."
She escaped during the last few days before Corregidor surrendered.
Colonel Hipps died on 25 February 1979 and
was buried with full military honors in Section 21, Grave 769, Arlington
Photo Courtesy of Ron Williams
Posted: 22 December 2001
Updated: 7 March 2003