Six flight nurses from the 801st medical air evacuation transport squadron pose in an open airplane bay, circa 1944. All are wearing flight uniform coveralls. Pictured (clockwise from top-right) are: Terry Terrance, Loretta Ruggerio, Helen Hunter Weant, Kitty Lapan, unknown, and Cora Deffebaugh ~
OPERATION OVERLORD NORMANDY LANDINGS D-DAY 6 JUNE 1944 (AP 26063) The US 1st Army: Casualties of 4th US Infantry Division, attended by US Medical Corpsmen, await evacuation by the sea wall at 'Uncle Red' Beach, UTAH Area, on the morning of 6 June. The landings on UTAH were undertaken by the 7th US Corps under Lt General Collins, the assault being carried out by the 4th Infantry Division.
Young Evacuees 2nd September 1939: Schoolchildren crowd Ealing Broadway Station in London, some of the first youngsters to be evacuated to the country during World War II. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)
Nuclear Accident at Three Mile Island in Middletown, PA. Text: On March 28, 1979, and for several days thereafter -- as a result of technical malfunctions and human error -- Three Mile Island's Unit 2 Nuclear Generating Station was the scene of the nation's worst commercial nuclear accident. Radiation was released, a part of the nuclear core was damaged, and thousands of residents evacuated the area. Events here would cause basic changes throughout the world's nuclear power industry.