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A look back at the classic Chanel tweed suit from 1961 in Paris. (Paul Schutzer—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

When Corregidor and Bataan fell in 1942, there were 11 US Navy nurses and 66 Army nurses who were captured along with the American and Filipino forces, and imprisoned in and around the city of Manila. These 77 women became known as the Angels of Bataan (sometimes even referred to as the Battling Belles of Bataan) who, despite being prisoners of war, continued to serve as an active nursing unit until their liberation in February 1945.

When Corregidor and Bataan fell in there were 11 US Navy nurses and 66 Army nurses who were captured along with the American and Filipino forces, and imprisoned in and around the city of Manila. These 77 women became known as the Angels of.

Chanel Cocktail Dress, c. 1926 -- House of Chanel - Design by Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel -- Black silk chiffon with geometric black panels of beads cascading from the hip-line to the hem - Private Collection --  Photo © Christie's - @~ Mlle

Chanel Cocktail Dress, c. 1926 -- House of Chanel - Design by Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel -- Black silk chiffon with geometric black panels of beads cascading from the hip-line to the hem - Private Collection -- Photo © Christie's - Mlle

Keep your heels, head, and standards high. -#CocoChanel http://shardsoflondon.com/  #Style #Fashion #Quote #FashionBlogger

Coco Chanel's best fashion quotes provide a good wardrobe method to live by. Read her wisest words on style here.

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1961 - Chanel suit Marie Claire (France) September 1961. 1960s fashion images.

Chanel, Marie Claire (France) September 1961 collarless cardigan style loosely fitted jackets, length sleeves, A-line skirt, chanel bag

Coco Chanel con el traje sastre que lanzó en 1954. Chnel matuvo el sobrero, los guantes y los zapatos, y la postura de adelantar ls cederas. Sin embargo, cambió la silueta.

Women owe much of our fashion style to the clothes, shoes, bags, accessories and perfumes created through the work of Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel.

ココ・シャネル、名言

Happy Birthday ココ・シャネル!新境地を開いた女の人生を輝かす30の言葉。

ココ・シャネル、名言

Yes! We're all about confidence and going after what you want! Go get em, ladies!! #confidence #addsomesparkle

"If you are sad, add more lipstick and attack." 8 Famous Lipstick Quotes To Live By // Coco Chanel

J.R. Eyerman spent weeks in late 1960 traveling throughout Oregon, Idaho, Washington, and as far south as San Francisco for LIFE magazine's tribute to "the stunning majesty of the Northwest."

The American Northwest: Vintage Color Photos From an Epic Road Trip

In August LIFE magazine published an ambitious, tribute to the American Northwest. Pictured here is an unpublished frame. Can you guess where they are? Eyerman—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

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