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Ingrid Flager transcript

 File — Container: Single Folder Collections - 1999 Box 16 (99.0352-99.0373), Folder: 99.0362 - Folder 1
Identifier: 99.0362

Content Description

This collection relates to Ingrid Flager who served as a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps in the European Theater during World War II. This collection contains an oral history where Flager recounts her experiences as a nurse in Ireland, France, and Germany.


  • Creation: March 17, 1999
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1941-1945

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Biographical / Historical

Captain Ingrid Flager was born on May 20, 1917, in Warren, Ohio. She attended the University of Maryland School of Nursing and graduated in 1938. Until the outbreak of World War II, Flager worked as a Public Health Registered Nurse. After learning about the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Flager enlisted in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps. She attended training at Fort Meade, Maryland where she became a second Lieutenant. Flager served in Ireland where she treated foot soldiers wounded in battle, in France, and Germany. She was a nurse for the Battle of the Bulge. In 1945, she married her husband George Flager. Shortly before her discard she was named captain. In 1964, Flager worked as a Registered Nurse at Florida State University’s Thagard Health Center. She passed away on August 10, 2010, and is interred at Culley’s Meadowood Memorial Park in Tallahassee, Florida. 


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Custodial History

Transferred from the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience to FSU Libraries Special Collections & Archives in July 2022.

Ingrid Flager transcript
Beatrice Dain
April 13, 2021
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Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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