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Short History of Military Nursing : Women and Nursing in World War II

World War II Nursing Resources

UW-Madison Library Catalog

There are many books about the role nurses play in, and memiors of World War II. If you need assistance finding more resources, please contact a Librarian.

Additional subject headings to search are:

Military Nursing -- history -- United States -- Personal Narratives

United States -- Armed Forces -- Nurses -- Biography.

United States. Army -- Nurses -- Biography.

United States. Army Nurse Corps -- Biography.

World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. (browse to find nurses)

Wisconsin Historical Society

The Wisconsin Historical Society Archives (located on the 4th floor) provides access to collections of unpublished materials about the history of Wisconsin and a wide array of topics related to North American history. These collections include letters, diaries, organization records, state and local government records, photographs, films, oral histories and many other kinds of unique materials documenting American history.

All unpublished personal or corporate manusctips will be located in the Archives Reading Room.  For more information about visiting the Archives and using the materials, please consult the visition page to learn how to access the collections. 

It is important to understand that ArCat and UW's Library Catalog are two separate catalogs. Searching the library Catalog will not provide information or location of archival resources with the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Arcat search of "world war and nurse" Run Search

Arcat search of "war and nurs?" Run Search

Arcat search of nurs? and military" Run Search

Google Images

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