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    • [Elsie Seetoo with rifle, 1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo and a another soldier kneel on one knee while holding a rifle, demonstrating a basic training drill in Fall of 1942. This was part of her indoctrination into the Medical Service Training Unit for the Chinese Army.
    • [Medical Service Training Unit and plane, 1942]

    • 1942-12-25
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • The 12 members of the Medical Service Training Unit of the Emergency Medical Service Training School at Guiyang (formerly Kweiyang) prepare to be flown to India. The unit stands in front of an airplane at Kunming Airfield, China, on Christmas Day...
    • [Elsie Seetoo posing on charcoal truck, 1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo sits on a charcoal truck outside the headquarters of the Chinese Red Cross Medical Relief Corps in summer 1942. The vehicle has a red cross on the side, and behind it a large convoy of similar trucks can be seen.
    • [Elsie Seetoo in China, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo looks down at an object in her hand outside Kunming, China, shortly after she was commissioned in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps in July 1944.
    • [Elsie Seetoo outside dormitory, 1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo, in uniform, sits against a rail outside her dormitory at the Chinese Medical Relief Corps and Emergency Medical Training School in Guiyang, China, in the summer or fall of 1942.
    • [Nurses at Camp Ramgarh, India, 1943]

    • 1943-06
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo (center) sits with Micky (left) and Pyhllis Rogers (right) at Camp Ramgarh, India, where all three were stationed at the US Army's 22nd Field Hospital in June 1943
    • [Elsie Seetoo outside clinic, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo stands in front of a clinic for Chinese soldiers at the Infantry Training Center operated by the U.S. Army outside Kunming, China, in late 1943.
    • [Staff in tent at Ramgarh, India, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo (center) and Chinese Army Capt. Sze (right) read a Chinese-English conversation text for U.S. Army Lt. Marrie (left) in their tent facility at Ramgarh, India, in spring of 1943.
    • [Elsie Seetoo on plane, 1944]

    • 1944-08
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo faces backwards as passenger in a B-25 airplane enroute to Calcutta in August 1944. The cockpit is clearly visible behind her, with Capt. James Jackson, U.S. Army Air Force, piloting.
    • [Elsie Seetoo in China, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • Elsie Seetoo, in uniform, pauses on a road outinside Kunming, Yunnan Province, China, in July 1944. Back of the photo reads "To Bill-A very Merry Christmas...Elsie, '44"
    • [Elsie Seetoo posing by a tree, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo leans against a tree near Hostel Three outside Kunming, China, shortly after she was commissioned by the US Army Nurse Corps in July 1944.
    • [Elsie Seetoo and coworkers in China, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo (left) with the base dentist (center) and nurse Josephine Wong (right, holding dog) pose at Chengkung Airbase, outside Kunming, China, in Spring 1944.
    • [Nuns at 95th Station Hospital, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • Four of the five Sisters of Charity stand outside at the 95th Station Hospital after being evacuated from their hospital in eastern China, which was threatened by Japanese advance and occupation, in late 1944 or early 1945.
    • [Elsie Seetoo on stretcher ramp, 1945]

    • 1945-05
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo, in nurses uniform, climbs the fire escape stairs that serve as the stretcher ramp for a hospital with no elevator, May 1945.
    • [Army nurses in China, 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • U.S. Army nurses (left to right) "Muzzy," Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo, Wolverton, and Lymas pose in garden outside the temporary nurses quarters in Chengdu, China, in the spring of 1945. Lymas is holding the amah's (maid's) daughter.

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