Navy Medicine July – August 1995″ Article pages 18 -22 “50 Years Ago – World War WII and The Navy Nurse” In 1945 there were 11,000 Navy Nurses. Eleven were rescued from prison camp in the Phillipines 23 Febuary 1945. The 12 Flight Nurses were responsible for care of evacuated patients in February and on 1945. Casualities were many from Okinawa and IWO Jima. All had to be transported to U.S ultimately. Mention of Alice Goudream on Guam which was one of stops for patients. Pictures page 20 – 21 Jane Kendeigh Overton – first nurse to see action on battlefield (Okinawa) then aboard Naval Air Transport. Picture page 21 Helen Gorzelanski and Dorothy Still POW primping before mirror after first warm water bath. Page 30 Many navy nurses are mentioned. Obituary 11th Director of NC, Caption Veronica M. Bulshetski, died 26th May 1995. Pages 23 – 27 “Navy Medicine July – August 1945” Chonology of the war during those 2 months – rescuing and treatment … immediate and back in U.S.