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Combat nurses of World War II.

Wyatt Blassingame

Combat nurses of World War II.

by Wyatt Blassingame

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Nurses -- Juvenile literature

  • About the Edition

    Describes the courage, endurance, and devotion of the American military nurses who served throughout the world in hospitals, on ships, on planes, and in camps of internment during the nightmare of the Second World War.

    Edition Notes

    j-78405

    StatementIllustrated by Gil Walker.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    SeriesLandmark books -- 116
    ContributionsWalker, Gil.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination184 p.
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23250563M

    World War II Nurse Books WORLD WAR II NURSE BOOKS Books by & about WWII military nurses, mostly overseas Most of these books are out-of-print but available through the Inter-Library Loan Dept. of local & university libraries, and for purchase from online used-book dealers. Alphabetical by author Compiled by Diane Burke Fessler Abbreviations.   This book brings to life the experience of one of the nurses in my book, No Time For Fear: Voices of American Military Nurses in World War II. June Wandrey's wonderful memoir relates what army nurses of the 10th Field Hospital experienced and Esther Edwards is one of the nurses who shared some of the day-to-day ordeals.5/5(5).

      Angels of Mercy, The Army Nurses of World War Two is on the American Library Association's list of recommended books for young readers. I saw it on display at the ALA's annual conference in San Antonio and was immediately captivated by the colorful cover--a typical young nurse of the forties being "capped," preliminary, one supposes, to entering the Army Nurse Corps/5(5).   Air Force Combat Units of World War II by Maurer Maurer ISBN: ISBN "This book is concerned primarily with the combat (or tactical) groups that were active during the Second World War.

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. The Army Nurse Corps - World War I and World War II: Read and learn about nurses during World War I and WWII. Further down visitors to the page are given further information about the nurses who served during the Second World War. Women in WWII: Click this link to learn how Pearl Harbor affected nurses entering the war.


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Combat nurses of World War II by Wyatt Blassingame Download PDF EPUB FB2

Combat nurses of World War II (Landmark books) Hardcover – January 1, by Wyatt Blassingame (Author)5/5(4). Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “Combat Nurses of World War II (Landmark Books #)” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving /5.

It is an entertaining read for historical accuracy and a move-by-move of what the nurses did and where they were stationed and how hard the war was on nurses that many didn't feel should be there. The nurses of WWII were essential to the survival of so many soldiers and none more so than the frontline nurses at the first evac hospitals/5(27).

The book is in good condition and one day I hope to give it more attention. It is a wartime experience from a different perspective - one of the angels - a nurse's viewpoint. This book was mentioned in a World War II DVD set I purchased, and I thought it might be interesting, so I /5(88).

Get this from a library. Combat nurses of World War II. [Wyatt Blassingame; Gil Walker] -- Describes the courage, endurance, and devotion of the American military nurses who served throughout the world in hospitals, on ships, on planes, and in camps of internment during the nightmare of. Combat nurses of World War II.

book Nurses of World War II View larger image. By: Wyatt Blassingame. Sign Up Now.or view our freely available titles. Synopsis During the second World War, the army and Navy needed help to care for the many injured troops. So, they turned to nurses.

And these are some of the nurses' stories. Children's Books, History, Author: Wyatt Blassingame. In World War II, Wyatt Blassingame was an intelligence officer with the Naval Air Corps on the islands of Tinian and Okinawa.

He witnessed the work of army and navy nurses when he visited sick and wounded comrades in hospitals on Hawaii, Saipan, and Okinawa. It's a collection of letters and diary entries from Wandrey's time spent as a combat nurse during World War II.

(Excerpts from this were used to in History Channels WWII in HD.) She seems like a fascinating character, and I bet it would have been great to hear her tell these stories in person/5. Before America entered World War II, the sole uniform the U.S.

Army nurses had was a white duty nurse's uniform and white nurse's shoes. The only thing military about the uniform was the second lieutenant's gold bar, worn on the right lapel, and the caduceus with /5().

During World War II, nea nurses served in the Army Nurse Corps. These nurses were out on the front lines assisting with the dead and wounded. Never before were women so close to combat as during the Second World War.

While World War II continuesto absorb the interest of military scholars and historians, as well asits veterans, a generation of Americans has grown to maturity largely unawareof the political, social, and military implications of a war that, morethan any other, united us as a people with a common purpose.

When the U.S. entered World War II following the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, there were fewer than 7, army nurses on active duty. There were navy nurses, both active duty and reserve combined. By the end of the war there were o army nurses navy nurses.

WORLD WAR II NURSE BOOKSBooks by & about WWII military nurses, mostly overseas Most of these books are out-of-print but available through the Inter-Library Loan Dept. of local & university libraries, and for purchase from online used-book dealers.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Combat nurses of World War II (Landmark books) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5. Combat nurses of World War II. [Wyatt Blassingame] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Wyatt Blassingame. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Description. A little known story of Army and Navy nurses who were caught up in the Japanese capture of American bases in the Phillipines during World War II.

Woefully unprepared for combat nursing, the women endured harrowing conditions as POWs and were often the only care for hundreds of soldiers throughout their years in captivity/5. More t American nurses served in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.

Nurses worked closer to the front lines than they ever had before. They served under fire in field hospitals and evacuation hospitals, on hospital trains and hospital ships, and as flight nurses. These nurses address the extreme difficulties of dealing with combat and its effects in World War II, and their stories are all the more valuable to women's and military historians because they tell of the war from a very different viewpoint than that of male officers."--BOOK Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc.

Kate Nolan, WWII Combat Nurse Marking the dedication of the World War II Memorial, NPR's Susan Stamberg profiles former Army combat nurse Katherine Flynn Nolan, who.

COMBAT NURSES of World War II Here is the story of the courageous young women who served at Pearl Harbor, Corregidor, Anzio, Battle of the Bulge, Iwo Jima, and other fighting fronts of.

A book review of Combat Nurse, by Eric Taylor. During World War II, numerous women volunteered to serve as military nurses. Often their jobs placed them at grave risk of injury or capture by the enemy, and all too often they met their deaths while doing their duty.

In Combat Nurse, Eric Taylor has woven a riveting book that describes what is it was like to be a British nurse, serving in combat.Details about Landmark Book Combat Nurses of World War II Blassingame Gil Walker HC. Landmark Book Combat Nurses of World War II Blassingame Gil Walker HC.

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We’re in This War, Too, World War II Letters From American Women in Uniform. Worldwide, Navy, Army, African-American nurses. Macdougall, Walter M. Angel of Bataan, The Life Of A World War II Army Nurse In The War Zone And At Home. Philippines POW Alice Zwicker, th Size: KB.