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    • [Letter from Lola H. Ryan to Mother, Dad, and Stub, 1944]

    • 1944-07-17
    • WV0362 Lola H. Ryan Papers
    • Lola H. Ryan writes of being inspired by Army Nurse Corps (ANC) personnel treating the wounded at the Battle of Anzio in Italy. She also discusses various aspects of her training, her pending graduation from nurse training, having difficulty in...
    • [Letter from Lamb to mother Ryan, Pap, and Stub, 1945]

    • 1945-03-22
    • WV0362 Lola H. Ryan Papers
    • Lola H. Ryan's friend "Lamb" writes to Ryan's family, thanking them for a birthday card they sent and expressing how much she value's Ryan's companionship."Lambie" also discusses being on on night duty for five separate wards, including a...
    • [Letter from Lola H. Ryan to mother, dad, and Stub, 1945]

    • 1945-05-15
    • WV0362 Lola H. Ryan Papers
    • Lola H. Ryan writes in great detail about V-E Day celebrations in Marseilles, France, including French revelers swarming the streets, a party at the local T.C. club, multiple guns salutes, and the celebratory artillery salvos that occurred...
    • [Letter from Lola H. Ryan to her mother, dad, and Stub, 1945]

    • 1945-05-18
    • WV0362 Lola H. Ryan Papers
    • Lola H. Ryan gives a lengthy description of her vacation with "Lamb" in Juan-les-Pins and Cannes, France. Ryan writes of the beautiful scenery, her activities, and an evening they spent with a Belgian woman who described the hardships faced by the...
    • French telegraph form [circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0362 Lola H. Ryan Papers
    • An Expeditionary Force Message [EFM] blank telegraph form for Allied troops serving in France, circa 1945. Armed Forces members could choose up to three of 356 phrases in 10 categories such as "health"money" and "war damage." Use instructions...

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