“An eighteen year old boy is carried into the shock ward, and he looks up at my trustingly asking, “How am I doing, nurse?” I just kiss his forehead and say, “You are doing just fine soldier.” He smiles sweetly and says, “I was just checking,” Then he dies. We all cry in private. But not in front of the boys. Never in front of the boys.” - June Wandrey, "WWII in HD"
Jane Kendeigh was the first flight nurse in history to set foot upon an active battlefield when she landed on Iwo Jima in support of an aerial evacuation in March 1945. She was also the first flight nurse to land on Okinawa ~