As they await assignment to their permanent field installations, these Army nurses go through gas mask drill as part of the many refresher courses being given them at a provisional headquarters hospital training area somewhere in Wales, on May 26, 1944. (AP Photo)
U.S. nurses walk along a beach in Normandy, France on July 4, 1944
Flight nurse Jane Kendeigh, US Navy, caring for wounded Marine, William J Wycoff on Iwo Jima, March 3, 1945. Cheverton achieved the distinction of being the first flight nurse to land on a battlefield during World War II.
DMP-DD195 US ARMY NURSES US Army nurses in Normandie, just after the landings, WWII