Book Extras

World War II Flight Nurses Interviewed for
Beyond the Call of Duty: Army Flight Nursing in World War II

NAME SQUADRON INTERVIEW LOCATION DATE
Anonymous 812 MAES  ———————— 30 Apr 1986
Ethel Carlson Ceresale 815 MAES Satellite Beach, FL 07 May 1986
Hilda Halverson Chamberlain 826 MAES Spokane, WA 21 Jun 1986
Mary Eileen Newbeck Christian 805 MAES St. Petersburg, FL 21 May 1986
Frances Sandstrom Crabtree 816 MAES Spokane, WA 21 Jun 1986
Blanche Solomon Creesy 830 MAES Cocoa Beach, FL 23 May 1986
Adele Edmonds Daly 801 MAES Palo Alto, CA 20 Jun 1986
Louise Anthony de Flon 816 MAES Cocoa Beach, FL 23, 24 May 1986
Dorothy White Errair 807 MAES Cocoa Beach, FL 24 May 1986
Ivalee (Lee) Holtz 801 MAES San Antonio, TX 04 April 1986
Josie French Huston 811 MAES San Antonio, TX 18 Jun 1986
Lucy Wilson Jopling 801 MAES San Antonio, TX 04 April 1986
Alice Krieble 818 MAES San Antonio, TX 03 April 1986
Agnes Jensen Mangerich 807 MAES Cocoa Beach, FL 25 May 1986
Dorothy Vancil Morgan 805 MAES San Antonio, TX 15 May 1986
Clara Morrey Murphy 802 MAES San Antonio, TX 19 Apr 1986
Josephine (Jo) Malito Nabors 812 MAES Girard, OH 01 May 1986
Denzil (Denny) Nagle 815 MAES Cocoa Beach, FL 23 May 1986
Elizabeth Pukas 812 MAES Walnut Creek, CA 09 Apr 1986
Sara Ann (Sally) Jones Sharp 812 MAES Winter Park, FL 21 May 1986
Jenevieve (Jenny) Boyle Silk 816 MAES Tequesta, FL 08 May 1986
Helena Ilic Tynan 801 MAES San Antonio, TX 26 Apr 1986
Brooxie Mowery Unick 816 MAES Satellite Beach, FL 25 May 1986
Miranda (Randy) Rast Weinrich 803 MAES Hemet, CA 19 Jun 1986
Grace Dunnam Wichtendahl 806 MAES San Antonio, TX 29 Mar 1986
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Ethel Cerasale (second from left), Denny Nagle (far right),
and colleagues, 815 MAES. (USAF Photo)

 

 

Medical Air Evacuation Squadrons Activated
During World War II

SQUADRON DATE OF ACTIVATION ASSIGNMENT(S)
801 MAETS 11 Nov 1942 Pacific
802 MAETS 11 Nov 1942 N Africa, Sicily, Italy, France
803 MAES 10 Dec 1942 China, India
804 MAES 10 Dec 1942 Pacific
805 MAES 10 Dec 1942 Alaska, Central Africa
806 MAES 10 Dec 1942 UK, France
807 MAES 01 May 1943 Sicily, Italy, France
808 MAES 01 Jun 1943 S Atlantic, Central and N Africa, Italy
809 MAES 05 Jul 1943 Pacific
810 MAES 01 Aug 1943 UK
811 MAES 01 Sep 1943 UK
812 MAES 01 Sep 1943 Pacific
813 MAES 01 Oct 1943 UK
814 MAES 01 Oct 1943 UK
815 MAES 10 Nov 1943 UK, France, Italy
816 MAES 10 Nov 1943 UK, France
817 MAES 10 Nov 1943 UK, France
818 MAES 10 Nov 1943 UK, France
819 MAES 10 Nov 1943 UK, Italy
820 MAES 10 Nov 1943 Pacific
821 MAES 20 Jan 1944 China, Burma, India
822 MAES 20 Jan 1944 N Atlantic
823 MAES 01 Mar 1944 US
824 MAES 01 Mar 1944 US, N Africa
825 MAES 01 Apr 1944 N Africa, India
826 MAES 01 May 1944 US, Pacific
827 MAES 01 Jun 1944 US, N Atlantic
828 MAES 01 Jul 1944 Pacific
829 MAES 01 Aug 1944 N and S Atlantic, Central Africa, Pacific
830 MAES 05 Nov 1944 US, India, Egypt, Pacific, UK, France, Italy
831 MAES 08 Nov 1944 Pacific

Note: Medical Air Evacuation Transport Squadrons (MAETS) re-designated Medical Air Evacuation Squadrons (MAES) on 19 July 1944.

Abbreviations: MAETS = Medical Air Evacuation Transport Squadron. MAES = Medical Air Evacuation Squadron.

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Flight nurses of the 821 MAES on a Coast Guard transport
on the Indian Ocean, July 1944. (USAF Photo)

 



View Photos of the WWII Nurses
(Photo Credits: USAF and author’s private collection)

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