This vintage postcard, circa 1942, features the Suwanee River in Florida. The back of the postcard offers a short poem: "Way down upon the Suwanee River / Far, far away / There's where my heart is turning ever / There's where the old folks stay."
The Ister is a 2004 film directed by David Barison and Daniel Ross. The Ister was inspired by a 1942 lecture course delivered by the German philosopher Martin Heidegger, published in 1984 as Hölderlins Hymne »Der Ister«. Heidegger's lecture course concerns a poem by the German poet Friedrich Hölderlin about the Danube River.
2nd Lt. Mary W. Harrison, U.S. Army Nurse Corps at Anzio, Italy, 1944. 21st General Hospital. She was awarded the Purple Heart for combat wounds received at Anzio during an air raid on 7 February 1944. Three other Nurses were killed ~
The first contingent of U.S. Army nurses to be sent to an Allied advanced base in New Guinea carry their equipment as they march single file to their quarter on November 12, 1942. The first four in line from right are: Edith Whittaker, Pawtucket, Rhode Island,; Ruth Baucher, Wooster, O.; Helen Lawson, Athens, Tennessee,; and Juanita Hamilton, of Hendersonville, North Carolina, (AP Photo)