Australia's First World War nurses. More than 2,000 Australian Army nurses and some 300 nurses from other organisations, including hosp[ital and the Australian Red Cross served overseas in field hospitals and medical stations. Many were wounded, and 25 were killed. Some 388 nurses were decorated, including seven Military Medals awarded for courage under fire. - Courtesy Australian War Memorial AWM HO 2385
If you're not able to hit the sand and surf this National Bikini Day, you can celebrate at home by checking out the beach party movies of the like Beach Party, Bikini Beach, and Beach Blanket Bingo, all starring the late, great Annette Funicello.