Clinton County

Lt. Marcella G. Schlemma



Beauty must be given its due -- even on a beachhead. Lieut. Marcella G. Schlemma of Clinton, Ia., takes time to repair her hair-do shortly after her arrival at Anzio, Italy, with a contingent of American nurses. Nazi planes have twice attacked evacuation hospitals on the beach head.

Source: The Des Moines Tribune, Feb. 14, 1944 (photo included)