Peggy Lechtweis talks about her five years of service in the Army Nurse Corp during World War Two. Lechtweis discusses her induction, basic training, and shipping out to Fiji in the Pacific. She also describes life on base and her responsibilities as chief nurse at the hospital and putting in long shifts in operating rooms. She explains how her unit moved as it followed the advancing U.S. troops across the Pacific to Okinawa and describes the events on VJ-Day, and later treating Allied POWs after their release from Japanese camps. Lechtweis is interviewed by Lois Collet.