A Salute to My World War II Heroes

MariePortraitFormalNsgSMThis November 11th, America will honor her veterans of all wars. Being from a family of pack rats, Old Granny has agreed to share some of her souvenirs of her stint as a nurse in the Army during World War II. At ninety-one years old, Lt. Marie is feisty with an amazing memory for detail. Because she values her privacy, I agreed to omit her last name and call her Lt. Marie. Lt. Marie maintained all of her records from the time she graduated from nursing school and joined the Army Nurse Corps in April, 1945 to her discharge the following year after the war ended. The pic is Lt. Marie in her dress uniform.

Lt. Marie will share some pics and papers (and an occasional true story) on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout the month, while I’m trying to write 50,000 words in 30 days.  If necessary, use the magnification button in the bottom right corner to read the text of the docs. Next year, Papa’s WWII pics of England when he was stationed in London to repair the ships as they returned to port.


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  1. Lt Marie – all the others who served in our military and those who supported them working in the fields and in the factories at home, truly are America’s GREATEST GENERATION! Now that we are faced with enemies, both foreign and domestic we could use more like them (sadly, the few who remain are leaving us)!

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