National Hispanic Heritage Month: Maria Esperanza Garcia Roach, US Army Nurse and Pilot — Transportation History


As a nurse, Maria Esperanza Garcia Roach was one of an estimated 400,000 to 500,000 Hispanic Americans who served in the U.S. Armed Forces during World War II. Her own lifesaving role in this global conflict very much depended on airborne transportation. Maria was born on July 16, 1915, in the city of Piedras Negras […]

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One thought on “National Hispanic Heritage Month: Maria Esperanza Garcia Roach, US Army Nurse and Pilot — Transportation History

  1. flylady33 October 9, 2019 / 1:54 am

    I love to read about women who accomplish things despite many challenges.

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