A Flying Nurse at work: An Army Nurse in sheepskin jacket and galoshes directs loading of a wounded American soldier into an ambulance plane at an air base in Tunisia. Soldier's helmet and knapsack are on stretcher with him; April 16, 1943, North Africa ~
Flight nurses of the 807th Medical Air Evacuation Transport Squadron show their worn-out shoes after returning to Italy, 9 January 1944. On 8 November 1943 a C-53 carrying 13 flight nurses and 13 medics of the 807th MAETS crash-landed in Nazi-occupied Albania. Over the next 2 months, they will all safely escape by foot back to Allied territory.