Today in World War II History

Flight nurses of the 807th MAETS showing off their
worn-out shoes after their two-month ordeal behind
enemy lines in Nazi-occupied Albania. 9 January 1944
(US Air Force Photo)
70 Years Ago—Jan. 9, 1944: Flight nurses and medics from the 807th Medical Air Evacuation Transport Squadron who crash-landed in Albania arrive in Italy after two months behind enemy lines.