Army Nurse Zelta Walker Hendricks joined the Army Nurse Corps on August 16, 1943. She was ranked 2nd lieutenant in the Army Air Corps (ANC). In May 1944 the official dress was changed to an ODcolor, for summer they wore a beige suite or dress. On duty a seersucker dress with matching cap.This uniform, along with the slacks and shirt, served the nurses overseas or on field duty. Her uniform is now at the Rigby Museum.
Ed Lyman served as Acting General Secretary of Nuremberg War Crimes Commission
Last Angel of Bataan. Mildred Dalton Manning died March 8 at age She was an Army nurse held prisoner by the Japanese in the Philippines for almost three years during World War II. the Baatan nurses suffered PTSD, but live somewhat normal lives.
Portrait of Army Nurse Bernice B. McCormack taken in April 1945. She joined the ANC in March 1942 and was stationed at Fort Adams and Fort Getty in Rhode Island until December 1942 when she was transferred to Charleston, SC, for overseas training. McCormack set sail later that month, with stops in Cuba, Trinidad, and Ascension Island before reaching Ghana on 12/1/1943. On March 7 when she was transferred to Dakar, Senegal, where she remained until February 1944. She passed away on 24/9/2007…
“We were headed back to Pearl Harbor in our LST (Landing Ship Tank) to pick up another load of troops and equipment when the typhoon hit,” the local resident said. “It was bad and I was scared, more scared than I ever was in battle.