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  • Veteran's biography: Italy
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    • WAAC welcome [1942]

    • 1942
    • 4 page typed newsletter welcoming women to the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) in 1942. Contains information on uniforms, orientation, and classification, in addition to the words to 13 WAAC songs.
    • WV0429 Molly Thavenet Scrapbook, 1940 - 1950
    • [Elizabeth Williams hands out doughnuts, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Elizabeth Williams holds a doughnut out to the hands of flyers returning from bombing runs at an American Red Cross clubmobile in southern Italy in 1943. The photo is a classic depiction of a Red Cross "Doughnut Dolly."
    • WV0058 Elizabeth Williams Papers
    • [General Eichelberger and Eleanor Roosevelt, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Eleanor Roosevelt, in Red Cross uniform, and Gen. Robert L. Eichelberger walk side-by-side in Rockhampton, Australia, in 1943. Behind Mrs. Roosevelt is Admiral Claud A. Jones.
    • WV0116 Shirley McCorquodale Lyle Papers
    • [Diary of F. Dewitt, 1943-1944]

    • 1943
    • F. Dewitt was a nurse in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during the Second World War. She served in North Africa during the Allied invasion of Italy. Her diary details her service in Morocco and Tunisia (where she worked as an emergency nurse in several...
    • WV0245 F. Dewitt Diary
    • [Army dietitian olive drab uniform, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • U.S. Army hospital dietitian olive drab jacket and long skirt." In 1942 dietitians became part of the army's Medial Department and were eligible to wear standard army or army nurse uniforms. In 1943 a pair of caducei with the initials "HD" was...
    • WV0028 Lucile Griffin Leonard Papers
    • [Portrait of Lucile Leonard, 1943]

    • 1943-09
    • Portrait of Lucile Leonard in September 1943, right before she shipped out to North Africa. The "HD" on her caduceus pin identifies Leonard as a hospital dietitian.
    • WV0028 Lucile Griffin Leonard Papers
    • [Lucile Griffin Leonard in Italy, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Lucile Griffin Leonard stands in front of decorative doors in Florence, Italy, wearing olive drab dietitian uniform, in 1944 or 1945.
    • WV0028 Lucile Griffin Leonard Papers
    • [Three Red Cross workers in Morocco, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Bernice Bonner (left) poses with chaplain Captain Brenk and fellow Red Cross worker Dorothy while stationed in Morocco, circa 1944. The women wear the Red Cross Military Welfare Corps oxford gray wool uniform and garrison cap.
    • WV0189 Bernice Bonner Papers
    • [Bernice Bonner in Italy, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Bernice Bonner in Italy, circa 1944. The back of the photo reads, "This windblown witch is me. You can see I need to do something about my hair."
    • WV0189 Bernice Bonner Papers
    • [Bernice Bonner and chaplain in Morocco, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Bernice Bonner poses with the base chaplain, Captain Brenk, while they were stationed with the Red Cross in Morocco, circa 1944. The back of the photo reads, "This is me and the chaplain. I look a little goofy but I think the shadow on the glasses...
    • WV0189 Bernice Bonner Papers
    • [Bernice Bonner and friend with German helmets, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Red Cross member Bernice Bonner and friend "Teach" pose with German helmets while on a trip to Anzio Acres in Casablanca, Morocco, circa 1944. The back of the photo reads, "Teach and me on out trip to Anzio. These are two German helmets we picked...
    • WV0189 Bernice Bonner Papers
    • [Red Cross workers in Moroccan garden, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Red Cross members Lt. Paul Majarus (possibly an Army Medical Corps member), Dorothy, Chaplain Wensler(" and Bernice Bonner sit in a garden in Morocco, circa 1944.
    • WV0189 Bernice Bonner Papers
    • [Red Cross members in Morocco, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Red Cross personnel Dorothy, a chaplain, Lt. Paul Majarus (possibly an Army Medical Corps member), and Bernice Bonner sit on a bench in Morocco, circa 1944.
    • WV0189 Bernice Bonner Papers
    • [Bernice Bonner and others on beach, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Red Cross worker Bernice Bonner (left) and friend Dorothy (right) sit on the beach in Morocco with two male friends and a radio belonging to Sgt. Lloyd C. Rupp, circa 1944.
    • WV0189 Bernice Bonner Papers
    • [Tent in Casablanca, Morocco, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Photo of Red Cross worker Bernice Bonner's tent in Casablanca, Morocco, circa 1944. The back of the photo reads, "This is the tent I lived in down Casa Way. The flower garden in front was very colorful with red geraniums, purple [unclear], pink...
    • WV0189 Bernice Bonner Papers

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