Memorial Day: the Women Who Gave Their Lives, the War on Terror's POW-MIA, Etc.

Second Lt. Ruth M. Gardiner died in an aircraft crash en route to evacuating patients in Alaska in July 1943, making her the first Army Air Forces flight nurse killed in a combat theater. She was one of 17 flight nurses who died during World War II and one of more than 500 military women who lost their lives. (U.S. Air Force photo)

The Women Who Also Gave Their Lives by Cate Lineberry

The Secret Rescue: An Untold Story of American Nurses and Medics Behind Nazi Lines by Cate Lineberry

Our POW-MIA of the War on Terror - Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

Idahoan’s Unlikely Journey to Life as a Taliban Prisoner
 -- New York Times

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