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Army Nurses in Normandy 1944

Army Nurses in Normandy 1944

A cheery party of Sisters of Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service with their baggage at No 88 General Hospital at La Delivrande, Normandy.

A cheery party of Sisters of Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service with their baggage at No 88 General Hospital at La Delivrande, Normandy.

1944: John Farnsworth covered in kisses by famous pinups and actresses (L to R : Lynne Baggett , Dolores Moran , Barbara Hale ,Ginger Rogers, Gloria DeHaven , Chilli Williams and Jinx Falkenburg).

1944: John Farnsworth covered in kisses by famous pinups and actresses (L to R : Lynne Baggett , Dolores Moran , Barbara Hale ,Ginger Rogers, Gloria DeHaven , Chilli Williams and Jinx Falkenburg).

3 Army Nurse Corps nurses pose with this Ford "Seep" (Sea Jeep) From left to right: Lt V Bartholomew, MM2/C L Artzie (the driver, US Navy), Lt G Cox (ANC), Lt H G Blything (ANC) and Lt C Ludkins (ANC).

3 Army Nurse Corps nurses pose with this Ford "Seep" (Sea Jeep) From left to right: Lt V Bartholomew, MM2/C L Artzie (the driver, US Navy), Lt G Cox (ANC), Lt H G Blything (ANC) and Lt C Ludkins (ANC).

US Army nurses in a operation room at a field hospital in Normandy, June 6th, 1944.

US Army nurses in a operation room at a field hospital in Normandy, June 6th, 1944.

The aftermath of a bombing at a hospital in November, 1940 (Frank Rust / Daily Mail / Rex Features)

The courage and the compassion: A remarkable new book reveals the gruelling work faced by nurses during World War Two

The aftermath of a bombing at a hospital in November, 1940 (Frank Rust / Daily Mail / Rex Features)

Lt. Irene Boothroyd. She landed at Utah Beach in Normandy on June 16, 1944. Lt. Boothroyd was a member of the Army Nurse Corps, participating in the drive across France and Belgium with General Patton's 3rd Army. She was called the nurse of the Battle of the Bulge as she cared for the wounded in that battle in the Ardennes during January 1945. She attained the rank of Captain and during the Korean War she cared for wounded soldiers State-side ~

Lt. Irene Boothroyd. She landed at Utah Beach in Normandy on June 16, 1944. Lt. Boothroyd was a member of the Army Nurse Corps, participating in the drive across France and Belgium with General Patton's 3rd Army. She was called the nurse of the Battle of the Bulge as she cared for the wounded in that battle in the Ardennes during January 1945. She attained the rank of Captain and during the Korean War she cared for wounded soldiers State-side ~

Military Woman Sitting in Tent, July, 1944.

Military Woman Sitting in Tent, July, 1944.

Army nurses rescued from Santo Tomas 1945h - Nursing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Army nurses rescued from Santo Tomas 1945h - Nursing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Women of Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service (QAIMS) pose for a group photograph at No 88 General Hospital at Douvres-la-Delivrande, 22 June 1944.

Women of Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service (QAIMS) pose for a group photograph at No 88 General Hospital at Douvres-la-Delivrande, 22 June 1944.

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