Sarah Wahab Moore Oral History Interview

December 16, 1995
Oral History #OH0151
Price, Frank H., Jr., 1919-2002 (Interviewer); Moore, Sarah Wahab, 1919- (Interviewee)
Physical description
0.005 Cubic Feet, 1 audiocasssette, 1.5 hours, 36 pages
Preferred Citation
Sarah Wahab Moore Oral History Interview (#OH0151), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Scope and arrangement

Mrs. Moore, a native of Belhaven, N.C., comments on her early career as a U.S. Army nurse, particularly her duty during World War II. Of particular interest are her reminiscences of enlistment shortly after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, arrival at New Zealand, duty in the Fiji Islands, and transfer to Calcutta, India. She comments on living conditions, medical treatment of soldiers, problems with the food in India, reenlistment, and post-war duty in Germany.

Administrative information
Source of acquisition

Gift of Sarah Wahab Moore

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Key terms
Personal Names
Moore, Sarah Wahab, 1919-
Corporate Names
Union Memorial Hospital (Baltimore, Md.). School of Nursing--History
United States. Army Nurse Corps--History--20th century
Nurses--United States--Interviews
World War, 1939-1945--Hospitals--Fiji
World War, 1939-1945--Hospitals--India
India--Social life and customs--20th century