These four Sisters of St. Joseph got back to their mother house at Orange Calif. last week after a long journey, via Guadalcanal. In 1940 they began nursing and teaching on Buka Island in the Solomons. Last year Jap air raids often forced them to take to the jungle.

They managed to send an SOS to U.S. Admiral William Halsey—"by means which we cannot make public." He replied by sending a submarine to rescue them. For four days, until taken off by a patrol ship, they led their sisterly lives, said the rosary in the cramped, metallic quarters of the undersea craft.


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