The Fifteenth in a series of Blogs about the 31 Medical Air Evacuation
Transport Squadrons activated during WW2
to provide inflight nursing care to sick and wounded soldiers,
tended by Army flight nurses and enlisted technicians.
The focus is on the flight nurses.

The 804 MAETS in Song

Flight Nurse Wings, 1943 (USAF Photo)


Janet Foome, “Christmas Greetings and Farewell”, enclosure No. 17 in Snyder, “History of the 804th”, 27 May 1944, 44. [AFHRA MED–804–HI]

“Troop Carrier Song – New Guinea”, enclosure No. 18 in Leopold J. Snyder, “History of the 804th Medical Air Evacuation Transport Squadron for April, 1944”, 27 May 1944, 45. [AFHRA MED–804–HI]




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