World War II front line nurse by Mildred A. MacGregor

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Published by M. A. MacGregor] in [Ann Arbor, Mich .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • United States,
  • Medical care,
  • American Personal narratives,
  • United States. Army. Auxiliary Surgical Group, 3rd,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Female Participation,
  • Nurses,
  • United States. Army,
  • United States. Army Nurse Corps,
  • Biography

Edition Notes

Book details

Other titlesWorld War Two front line nurse
Statementby Mildred A. MacGregor (ex. Lieutenant Mildred A. Radawiec, Army Nurse Corp.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD807.U6 M23 2006
The Physical Object
Pagination454 p. :
Number of Pages454
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25100461M
ISBN 101424343283
ISBN 109781424343287
LC Control Number2010275600
OCLC/WorldCa173151593

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Books Description: In World War II, 59, women voluntarily risked their lives for their country as U.S. Army nurses. When the war began, some of them had so little idea of what to expect that they packed party dresses; but the reality of service quickly caught up with them, whether they waded through the water in the historic landings on North African and Normandy beaches, or worked around.

A British nurse celebrated for her success in treating wounded soldiers during the Crimean War (), Nightingale is credited with pioneering and professionalizing modern nursing. Less than years later, nurses were at the forefront of saving lives during World War II.

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