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Reba Z. Whittle

United States Army nurse and prisoner of war

Died when: 61 years 160 days (737 months)
Star Sign: Leo


Reba Z. Whittle

First Lieutenant Reba Zitella Whittle (August 19, 1919 – January 26, 1981) was a member of the United States Army Nurse Corps during World War II.

She became the only American military female prisoner of war in the European Theater after her casualty evacuation aircraft was shot down in September 1944.

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