A large group of service men and women, mainly Army personnel, pose in a courtyard at the Palace of Versailles in front of a statue of Louis XIV on 8 November 1945. Army nurse Shirley Van Brakle, in ETO field uniform and overcoat, is fifth from the...
Army nurses Grace McFedrich (left) and Arly DeCombes stand beside serviceman Jim Coffrey at the 160th General Hospital in England, circa 1945. The nurses wear brown and white seersucker hospital dresses.
Army nurses Milly Collins, Shirley Van Brakle, Louise Bergwell, Humphrey, and Gibbons, all in field uniforms, pose outside tents while on bivouac training in Atlantic City before going overseas, circa 1944.
Shirley Van Brakle (left, in olive drab service uniform) poses with a fellow army nurse (in ETO field jacket and a "pink" skirt) outside a building with a checkered floor portico while stationed in Europe, circa 1944. They are joined two servicemen.
Shirley Van Brakle (center) poses with two fellow ANC members during basic training at Halloran General Hospital, Staten Island, New York, in 1943. The three women wear field uniforms with helmets and their gas masks in bags.