Portrait of WWII Army Flight Nurse Reba Whittle

Portrait of WWII Army Flight Nurse Reba Whittle

Lt. Reba Z. Whittle was an Army Air Force flight nurse who served during World War II. She became the only female U.S. military member held prisoner of war in the European Theater. Her flight crashed while on a mission to gather casualties in Belgium, and she and her crew were captured by enemy soldiers. She was awarded the Purple Heart.

Photo size: 700 × 955
Photo source: U.S. Air Force
Usage: Public Domain




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