Edith Loveless, also known as Dee, was born on January 4th, 1920 in Foundryville, Pennsylvania. Dee is one of seven siblings, and one of her brothers joined the military during the war. Dee was 21 at the beginning of the war. She went to school for nursing in Miami, Florida and eventually joined in the Army Air Corps. As a nurse, she would treat and care for soldiers that were injured in combat. Additionally, she met her husband during her time serving. Dee currently resides in Chestertown, Maryland.
In this interview, Dee describes her experiences working at hospitals and taking care of injured soldiers. She provided care for American soldiers and generals sent home from Normandy, France. Dee recounts her time as a nurse in the Army Air Corps, and recalls triplets whom she roomed with, two of whom served in the Battle of the Bulge to provide treatment for the soldiers. Additionally, Dee discusses her experiences with nursing, meeting her husband, post-war life, patriotism, meeting José Iturbi, interaction with African-Americans, and her siblings. In her interview, Dee is joined by her son, Scott Loveless.