World War II U.S. Army Nurses Jungle Training

World War II U.S. Army Nurses Jungle Training

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This undated World War II photo was taken by a U.S. Army Signal Corps photographer in the India-Burma border area. From the original caption: "Two United States Army nurses carry heavy combat packs on a eight-mile hike through the jungle as part of their training before taking up front-line war assignments. Before reporting for duty the American nurses learn how to combat jungle hazards and how to care both for themselves and their patients under all conditions."

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