Ensign Kay Van Wagner, Nurse Corps, getting a pre-flight briefing for her upcoming medical evacuation flight to Okinawa during World War II. Photo size: 3000 × 2386 Photo source: U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Usage: Public Domain
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Her wounded cases resting comfortably, Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Mae Hanson, U.S. Naval Reserve, takes a few moments aboard a Naval Air Transport Service hospital plane to nap. The plane wings its way from Okinawa to a Marianas base hospital with…
Blinded by mortar fire on Okinawa, an infantryman is fed aboard a Naval Air Transport Service hospital plane evacuating wounded from Okinawa by 24-year-old Navy flight nurse Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Mae Hanson of Benson, Minnesota. She is assisted by Ensign…
Lt. J.G. Mae Hanson, NC, USNR, serves fruit juice to the casualties from Okinawa, while Pharmacist Mate, 2nd Class Kenneth Plain checks on a patient. May 1945. Photo size: 3000 × 2458 Photo source: U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Usage: Public…
Navy Flight Nurse Jane Kendeigh checks a wounded patient’s wrist during the trip from Iwo Jima, March 1945. Ensign Kendeigh was the first Navy flight nurse on Iwo Jima and later Okinawa. Photo size: 1809 × 1476 Photo source: U.S….
Flight Nurse Ensign Miriam R. Serrick, NC, USNR, fills a syringe with penicillin prior to injection during an air evacuation flight, circa 1945. Photo size: 2208 × 2624 Photo source: National Museum of the U.S. Navy Usage: Public Domain