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In December, 1944 during the biggest land battle in US military history, black Belgian nurse Augusta Chiwy had a choice. To remain in the safety of her cellar or to risk everything by volunteering to work for the US Army who were under siege and in desperate need of trained medical personnel in a city completely surrounded by Nazi’s. She chose the most dangerous option, to tend wounded GI’s in the most deplorable conditions imaginable. After the war she remained unknown for 60 years until a military historian discovered her story.
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