[Interview of Dorothy Schroeder on her service in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during WWII].

Dorothy Schroeder talks about her service in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during World War Two. Schroeder says she graduated from nursing school in 1941 and after working as a civilian in Miami, was inducted into the Army on January 28, 1944. She says that she shipped to Liverpool and Glasgow with the...

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Corporate Authors: Women's Overseas Service League Oral History Project, Vincent Voice Library (digitizer,, current owner.)
Other Authors: Schroeder, Dorothy (Interviewee), Campbell, Jean T. (Interviewer)
Language:English
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Physical Description:1 online resource (1 audio file (15 min., 35 sec.))
Format: Electronic Audio Software
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Dorothy Schroeder talks about her service in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during World War Two. Schroeder says she graduated from nursing school in 1941 and after working as a civilian in Miami, was inducted into the Army on January 28, 1944. She says that she shipped to Liverpool and Glasgow with the 191st General Hospital in October 1944 and was later stationed in France, just outside of Paris at a former mental hospital. She remembers treating casualties from the Battle of the Bulge, meeting her future husband in an operating room, site-seeing along the Riviera, sailing on the Mediterranean, visiting Lourdes, and attending a memorial service for President Roosevelt in Notre Dame Cathedral in April 1945. Schroeder says that she shipped back to the States in January 1946, was discharged that February, later married, started a family and worked at the Saint Joseph Infirmary in Louisville, KY for many years. Schroeder is interviewed by Jean T. Campbell.
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Part of the Women's Overseas Service League Oral History Project.
Digitized by the G. Robert Vincent Voice Library of the Michigan State University Libraries.
Call Number:DB32789 cassette
Voice 32789
Playing Time:00:15:35
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Interviewee, Dorothy Schroeder ; interviewer, Jean T. Campbell.
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Recorded 1986 March 7