The attached article tells the World War I story of Irene McIntyre, a Salvation Army volunteer who served at the front during the bloodiest period of that war:
"In her two-hundred and fifty-six days under enemy fire, Irene McIntyre was twice gassed and twice received the unusual distinction of a personal citation in Army orders. She saw more of the war at close quarters than any other American woman. One of her citations read:"
"'Under fire of high explosives and gas, she established and conducted huts that were noted for their good cheer and hospitality. Her courage and devotion to her voluntary work were a splendid inspiration to the troops.'"
Click here to read an article about the front-line experiences of a woman volunteer with the Y.M.C.A..
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