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Marcella Ryan Le Beau - Interview with Marcella Ryan Le Beau: clip: Heard on the radio call for nurses to serve in World War II; did not go through basic training; worked as a nurse in Palm Springs before she shipped out to Liverpool, then Wales, where they were billeted in private homes; blackout conditions; on to Leominster, England, preparing a hospital for D-Day; called in at 2:30am to receive casualties from the invasion; crossed the Channel in a Dutch ship in August, camped out in a cow pasture near Omaha Beach, then on to Paris.
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