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UA 56.01.06 Navy flight nurse checks over kit

Checking over her kit of medical supplies is Ensign Jane Kendiegh, USNR, a Navy flight nurse, as she flies from a base in the Marianas to the Iwo Jima battleground, aboard a big Navy transport plane, March 6, 1945. Miss Kendiegh was the first navy flight nurse to set foot on a battlefield.
Title: Navy flight nurse checks over kit
Description: Checking over her kit of medical supplies is Ensign Jane Kendiegh, USNR, a Navy flight nurse, as she flies from a base in the Marianas to the Iwo Jima battleground, aboard a big Navy transport plane, March 6, 1945. Miss Kendiegh was the first navy flight nurse to set foot on a battlefield.
Accession #: UA 56.01
Catalog #: UA 56.01.06
Donor: CDR John Springer
Copyright Owner: Naval History & Heritage Command
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