Juanita Redmond Hipps – Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army

Juanita 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 National Cemetery.

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