Marie Pickhardt on board a Hospital Train. She daily travels all over France with patients, evacuating casualties from the front to rear Hospitals. Picture taken in December Source: YANK The Army Weekly
Two of the first flight nurses to make evacuation flights into Normandy after D-Day, Lts. Suella Bernard (left) and Marijean Brown (center) are greeted by Lt. Foster, their head nurse. They are holding poppies they brought back from Normandy.
LT Mary Jane Hinckley of Millville, NJ and nurses of the Evacuation Hospital being checked off the loading roster as they load on a ship that will take them to their unit on the invasion front on the southern coast of France.
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