Skip to comments.Vintage Photo November 27, 1941 - U.S. Army Nurses Perform Gas Attack Drill in NYC
Posted on 06/25/2013 6:52:59 PM PDT by DogByte6RER
With some of New Yorks skyscrapers looming through clouds of gas, some U.S. Army nurses from the hospital post at Fort Jay, Governors Island, New York, wear gas masks as they drill on defense precautions
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Looks like the gas mask I wore the last few times I voted for a Republican.
One of my aunts was an Army Nurse during World War II. She was quite a woman. A red headed terror. God love her.
I had a math teacher that had been an Army nurse during the war, she worked at NASA (Houston) part time during the 1960s and would bring me mementos and photos from the astronauts.
They were old school types. My aunt graduated from nursing school in 1934 and worked in rural Colorado. She even delivered quite a number of babies.
Looks like a fart from crispy came over from NJ.
The architecture in the skyline was so much more beautiful then.
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