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Veterans Day

The Army Nurse You Should Meet Today

“A Boston girl, one of the shortest girls in the unit. Maybe 4-foot-10. When we came ashore at Normandy, she almost drowned because she couldn't touch bottom."

An hour before she was to die, Army nurse Lt. Frances Slanger sat before a fire and wrote a letter to the military newspaper Stars and Stripes.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Veterans Day." (Viewed on November 29, 2015) <>.


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