Vietnam War nurses tell their story on Veterans Day
Two Minnesotans are among the 6,000 military nurses who served in the Vietnam War. Their story is told in a new book, "Sisterhood of War: Minnesota Women in Vietnam." Why did they enlist, and what did they experience in Vietnam and at home after the war?
- Kim Heikkila: Adjunct instructor of history, St. Catherine University. Author of "Sisterhood of War: Minnesota Women in Vietnam."
- Kay Bauer: US Navy and US Navy Reserves. Navy Nurse Corps.
- Mary Beth Crowley: US Army Nurse Corps.
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- about "Sisterhood of War: Minnesota Women in Vietnam"
- Minnesota Historical Society Press website
- St. Catherine University
- Navy Nurse Corps Association website
- Veterans History Project, Library of Congress
- Vietnam Women's Memorial Foundation