They Called Them Angels: American Military Nurses of World War II

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person and brings out real values, but it doesn't embitter. The little things of life that used to be so important have all receded. They can never be so important again. I find myself now more tolerant, better able to understand people and much more willing to do so. 62


NOTES
1.
Ruth Claff, Lady with the Flashlight, Unpublished memoirs, 1947, p. 2.
2.
Priv. 1st Class Michael Geoghegan, "Salute to G.I. Jane," American Journal of Nursing, April 1945, p. 297.
3.
Quoted in "Opportunity--Now!" American Journal of Nursing, February 1943, p. 129.
4.
"Nights I couldn't sleep she'd sit 'n' talk to me. She was, well yeah, you could call that nurse an angel . . ." The Army Nurse, January 1945, p. 3.
5.
Quoted in "Justice for Army and Navy Nurses," American Journal of Nursing, August 1943, p. 703.
6.
S/S Private Walter Cook, "Letter to President Roosevelt", American Journal of Nursing, February 1944, p. 100.
7.
Quoted in Mary Jose, "Hi, Angels!" American Journal of Nursing, April 1945, p. 268.
8.
Juanita Hamilton Webster Questionnaire.
9.
"Somewhere in the Pacific," American Journal of Nursing, December 1942, p. 1433.
10.
Lt. Alice R. N., USN Goudreau, "Nursing at an Advanced Naval Base Hospital," American Journal of Nursing, November 1945, p. 885.
11.
Louine Lunt Connor Peck, United States Army Nurse Corps Oral History Program, Interviewed by Col. Clara A. N. Adams-Ender, Major Wynona Bice- A. N. Stephens , ed., North East Harbor, Maine, August 31, 1986, pp. 28-29.
12.
Alice Lofgren Andrus, Interview with author, November 20, 1993.
13.
Gen. Brig. (Ret.) Lillian Dunlap, ANC, Interview with author, December 20, 1991.
14.
Henry Noyes, "Anzio is Coming of Age for Army's Nurses," Series: Warriors of Mercy, Chapter 24, The Mercury (Fort Sam Houston: U.S. Army of Public Affairs, April 1994), no p. #.
15.
Goudreau, p. 886.
16.
Rachel Gilbert Francis, Note to author, September, 1993.
17.
Quoted in Claff, p. 39.
18.
Claff, p. 43.
19.
Quoted in Vincoe M. R. N. Paxton, "With Field Hospital Nurses in Germany," American Journal of Nursing, February 1945, p. 133.
20.
Quoted in Judith A. Bellafaire, The Army Nurse Corps: A Commemoration of World War II Service ( Washington, D.C.: U.S. Army Center of Military History, no date), Pub. 72-14, p. 25.
21.
Lt. Sarah R. N., USNR O'Toole, "In the Southwest Pacific: They Pioneered on Tinian," American Journal of Nursing, December 1945, p. 1015.
22.
Dunlap interview.
23.
Peck oral history, pp. 52, 62.
24.
Lt. Col. (Ret.) Ruth Frances ANC Shadewaldt, Taped interview with sister, July 1992.
25.
Claff, p. 3.
26.
Juanita Hamilton Webster, Unpublished memoirs, no date, p. 10. 153

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  • Title Page iii
  • Copyright Acknowledgments v
  • Contents ix
  • Preface xi
  • Note xv
  • Introduction xvii
  • Notes xx
  • Chapter 1 Uncle Sam Wants You! 1
  • Notes 6
  • Chapter 2 from Whites to Fatigues 7
  • Notes 15
  • Chapter 3 Following the Troops 17
  • Notes 21
  • Chapter 4 the Pacific Theater 23
  • Notes 47
  • Chapter 5 the Mediterranean Theater 51
  • Notes 62
  • Chapter 6 the European Theater 65
  • Notes 82
  • Appendix 6a: Rain on A Tent in Normandy 85
  • Appendix 6b: China Doll 86
  • Appendix 6c: the Gardelegen Barn 88
  • Appendix 6d: Second Lieutenant Frances Y. Slanger 92
  • Chapter 7 the China-Burma-India Theater 93
  • Notes 97
  • Chapter 8 the United States and Western Atlantic Minor Theaters 99
  • Notes 106
  • Appendix 8a: Nursing in A Stateside Burn Ward 107
  • Chapter 9 Wild Blue Yonder 109
  • Notes 117
  • Appendix 9a: Tales of An Air Force Nurse 119
  • Chapter 10 Life at Sea 121
  • Notes 135
  • Chapter 11 Camaraderie and Romance 139
  • Notes 152
  • Chapter 12 Leaving a Legacy 155
  • Notes 169
  • Appendices 171
  • Notes 182
  • Bibliography 183
  • Index 207
  • About the Author 213
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