Eight Military Nurses Who Made The Ultimate Sacrifice

5. 2nd Lt. Carol Ann Elizabeth Drazba of Dunmore, Pennsylvania

Carol Ann Elizabeth Drazba / Find a Grave

Drazba of the U.S. Army was killed in a helicopter crash near Saigon on February 18th, 1966.

6. 2nd Lt. Elizabeth Ann Jones of Allendale, South Carolina

Elizabeth Ann Jones / Honor States

2nd Lieutenant Elizabeth Ann Jones of the U.S. Army was flying with 2LT Drazba (mentioned above). Both were killed in the plane crash near Saigon.

7. Capt. Eleanor Grace Alexander of Rivervale, New Jersey

Eleanor Grace Alexander / Find a Grave

Alexander of the U.S. Army was working in a hospital in Pleiku to help out during mass casualties from Dak To. However, her plane would crash on a return trip to Qui Nhon on November 30th, 1967.

8. 1st Lt. Hedwig Diane Orlowski of Detroit, Michigan

Hedwig Diane Orlowski / The Virtual Wall

Orlowski was on board with Capt. Alexander when their plane crashed on the return trip to Qui Nhon, as mentioned above.

God bless these women and the sacrifice they made to ensure to well-being and safety of others. Rest in peace. In conclusion, learn more about the experiences a nurse had during the Vietnam War:

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