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Lentz, Alice Doretta

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Alice Doretta Lentz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0419
Abstract Alice Doretta Lentz (1921-2009) was a nurse holding the rank of ensign in the United States Navy Nurse Corps during World War II, who was stationed at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

This collection consists of personal letters written by Lentz to her family that describe her life as a nurse, her patients at the hospital, and her friends.
Dates: 1945 - 1946

Personal Correspondence, 1945 - 1946

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: WV 0419- File Folder 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of twenty-two personal letters written by Lentz to her family that describe her life as a nurse, which included receiving vaccinations and watching as German prisoners of war arrived at her base. The letters also discuss news regarding her friends and her patients.
Dates: 1945 - 1946