Army Nurses

     

Army Nurses

Black women in the United States Army Nurse Corps were assigned to Tuskegee Army Air Field Hospital (Circa 1943) to assist pilots and cadets with physical and psychological problems. Part of their training included ground school instruction, but they never flew during World War II.

Image Number: WEB11678-2010
Credit: Air Force Flight Test Center History Office
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