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    • Oral history interview with Annie Pozyck, 2005

    • 2005-07-20
    • Primarily documents Annie Pozyck's career as a nurse and her service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) during WWII."

      Pozyck briefly describes her childhood during the Depression, her reasons for becoming a nurse, work as a nurse's assistant, ...
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-05-26
    • Pozyck has received word that Louis has been liberated and written home to his family. She likes to receive packages and letters from home and listening to her radio. She also mentions an outbreak of amoebic dysentery.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02-23
    • Pozyck has received a telegram and mail from the first of the month, and is thankful that so many people are thinking of her and her husband's safety. She notes the Filipinos' celebration of George Washington's birthday.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02-25
    • Pozyck is disconcerted that letters she sent to her husband in November have been returned. She assumes that he hasn't received any of her letters and does not know she is overseas.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-04-15
    • Pozyck has just received a newspaper clipping about a family friend, who was in her husband's platoon, becoming a prisoner of war. She is led to believe that Louis is also a prisoner of war.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-05-30
    • Pozyck explains how happy she is to hear that her husband has been liberated from an Axis prison camp but cannot get leave. She also describes her Charge of Quarters (CQ) duties.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945  ]

    • 1945-01-28
    • Pozyck writes that she is doing fine and learning a lot about playing Bridge. Pozyck tells her parents how to care for processions that she left behind and about her increased allotment check.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-07-18
    • Pozyck hasn't had mail for three days, but has heard news of men killed in action. She also mentions a visit from a doctor who taught Pozyck in basic training.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her  parents, 1944]

    • 1944-01-25
    • Pozyck, aboard ship somewhere in the Pacific Ocean, is enjoying herself and recently watched the movie "Ball of Fire." She believes her husband is currently involved in a military action with the US Ninth Army on the western front.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her  parents, circa 1944]

    • 1944-01
    • Pozyck has recovered from her seasickness, feels that she is turning into a decent sailor, and enjoys her shipboard accommodations. She tells her parents about her husband's promotion and address change.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-01-31
    • Pozyck describes her recent birthday celebration, in which the ship's crew and fellow army nurses sung her happy birthday and gave her gifts and a birthday cake.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945 ]

    • 1945-02-02
    • Pozyck has landed on an island in the Philippines and is stationed at the 133rd General Hospital until another hospital is completed." She describes living in a tent camp in thick mud, washing herself and her clothes using only her helmet, and...
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02-04
    • Pozyck has just received lots of letters. She is working in an orthopedic ward with army nurses and native Filipinos. She notes the poverty of the native people, the frequent rain, and her gear being constantly damp.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02-06
    • Pozyck has just taken her first shower since arriving in the Philippines. She is eating coconut and reading letters from home, and hopes to send home pictures.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02-08
    • Pozyck has been transferred to a new location in the Philippines and has visited her former commander, Colonel Arn. She reminds her parents not to send gifts.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02-09
    • Pozyck is serving with the surgical division of the 13th General Dispensary, which is in a former Filipino school house, and is sharing a house with a fellow nurse. She has begun to go out at night with Major Arn, and hopes that her husband will...
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-01-12
    • Pozyck writes that she has not heard from her husband Louis. She notes dining and swimming with friends, taking photographs of Filipinos, Filipino swimming habits, and her roommate's engagement.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers

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