Unpublished Photos Capture the Lifesaving Role of Nurses in World War II

By | May 31, 2017

Unpublished Photos Capture the Lifesaving Role of Nurses in World War II
When nurses and their grateful patients around the world mark International Nurses Day on Friday, they will also be marking the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth on May 12, 1820. Though nursing has always been an important profession, the story …
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World War II Nurses
During World War II (1939-45) nearly sixty thousand American nurses served in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC). Whether stationed in Europe or in the Pacific, they risked their lives daily, working on or near the front lines; on land, sea, and air transport …
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World War II Kissing Nurse Dies: Greta Friedman Became Part Of History Due To Iconic Photograph
The World War II kissing nurse has died at the age of 92, says her son. Greta Friedman was the nurse seen being kissed by a sailor in a photograph taken at the end of World War II. The photo of the kiss went viral before the internet was even invented and …
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