Ruth in full battle dress and full kit. Nurses had the same kit as the men with the exception of weapons. England 1944.
Crossing to France as part of the invasion forces, 12th Canadian General Hospital. July 1944.
This old abbey in Brugge was used as a hospital in 1944-45.
Embarkation of a plane by nursing staff.
Nurse Ruth with Dutch orphans, 1945. "The Dutch were fabulous to us. Very sad, so much suffering by so many."
"So they piled us aboard sixty hundredweights and drove over miles of dusty roads until we got to these mobile showers. It was beautiful to have that shower."