“ Lieutenant Louise Erman of the US Army Nurse Corps throwing her Ju-Jitsu instructor Major Strom during an unarmed combat class. ” The Army Nurses were put through rigiours training in preperation for the opening of the second front–Normandy–by the.
Three nurses of the Gen. prepare for movements overseas. Note that all three wear the Winter Combat Jacket ("Tanker" jacket). This photograph was taken in England prior to the unit's embarkation to Normandy, 1944 ~