Amy L. Nickles, far right, being awarded the Bronze Star in 1944. (Photo courtesy U.S. National Library of Medicine)
Issue 27, Summer 2021

Unknown Heroes WWII’s most famous correspondent, a combat nurse, and the need to remember our sacrifice.

Finding a Decorated Army Nurse

She had likely been in more countries and combat zones than WWII correspondent Ernie Pyle and had helped save many lives, maybe even someone in your family. But few remember her from life, the records are mostly lost, and I know of no markers.