First set of Negro nurses arrive in England and Brigadier General Davis welcomes them during World War II.
United Kingdom Date:1944 Duration:2 min 56 sec Sound:Yes
Negro nurses in England during World War II. Negro nurses on deck and lining rail of a ship as it comes to the dock. Brigadier General Benjamin O Davis waves to the nurses. Nurses move down the gangplank. General shakes hands with a Negro medic and welcomes the nurses to England. In his speech Brigadier General Davis expresses hope that the nurses would live up to the tradition of their profession. Negro nurses move down the gangplank across the dock. They walk down the railroad platform by a waiting train. Brigadier General Davis talks to the Captain in charge of the nurses. Red Cross girls hand over coffee and doughnuts to the nurses in the train and the train pulls away.
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