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Lunchbox Lecture: Lt. Frances Slanger with April Cheek-Messier

March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Often overlooked in the story of D-Day is the remarkable story of the nurses who continued to care for casualties even in the face of danger. Nurses provided quality care under the worst possible conditions during the war.

Lt. Frances Slanger was one of those nurses. Killed by a German artillery attack, she would be the first American nurse to die after the landings at Normandy. Discover her story and those of the men she fought to save during one of the hardest fought battles of the war.

Presented by April Cheek-Messier, President of the National D-Day Memorial Foundation. 


March 23
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm