During a nurse’s year long tour of duty, she would be called upon to perform functions beyond what she had learned in nursing school, working on war wounds foreign to peacetime training, with urgent heavy patient loads.
Our Good friend, Lt. William Haubrich, A Paratrooper during WWII who fought in the Battle of the Bulge and Parachuted into Germany on March 24, 1945 during “Operation Varsity”, Crossing the Rhine River…….
A Viet Nam Experience: May 1967 – May 196 By David K. Wall U.S. Air Force Entering active duty in August 1965, I immediately volunteered to go to South Viet Nam. The Air Force accepted the volunteer statement, but I had to complete that first assignment before going, which included some 19 months (two winters […]
Drafted in April 1942, Doss refused to kill an enemy soldier or carry a weapon into combat because of his personal beliefs as a Seventh-day Adventist. He consequently became a medic, and while serving in the Pacific theatre of World War II he served on Guam with B Company, 307th Infantry