Augusta Chiwy - Belgian Civilian Nurse

Updated: Nov 9, 2019

Augusta was born in what was then the Belgian Congo. Her father was a Belgian veterinarian and her mother was a native of Congo. When Augusta was nine years old she moved to Bastogne with her father. Augusta was a nursing student and when the town became surrounded the US Army requested her help in the Aid station. She was a fearless nurse and accompanied the Medics out into the battlefield to bring back the wounded soldiers.

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