Scranton, Pennsylvania: Statue of First American Woman Killed in Vietnam

2nd Lt. Carol Ann Drazba died February 18, 1966, when her helicopter flew into power lines. Her statue stands outside the former Scranton State General Hospital, where she had trained to be a nurse. Eight U.S. servicewomen were killed in Vietnam.

Gino Merli Veterans Center

401 Penn Ave., Scranton, PA
Next to the Gino Merli Veterans Center. Downtown. Corner of Mulberry St./US Hwy 11 and Franklin Ave.
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Statue of First American Woman Killed in Vietnam

Nestled on a street corner stands a statue to an American nurse who died in Vietnam. There are plaques and benches. It's surrounded by flags of the different branches of the military.

[Josh Williams, 09/06/2017]

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