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An illustration of a frustrated older 'battleaxe' nurse and a younger nurse portrayed as a pretty sex symbol, 1943

National Library of Medicine

An White female nurse takes temperature of White male soldier. A White female nurse approaches.
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    Private Breger by Sgt. Dave Breger
    "Miss Jones, will you kindly leave for a few moments? You're raising his temperature several degrees!"
    [Signature] Sgt. Dave Breger Britain
    World rights reserved Copr. 1943, King Features Syndicate, Inc.