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G.I. nightingales the Army Nurse Corps in World War II

Barbara Tomblin

Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky c1996

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  • Title:
    G.I. nightingales the Army Nurse Corps in World War II
  • Author: Barbara Tomblin
  • Subjects: United States. Army Nurse Corps -- History; United States. Army Nurse Corps -- History; Specialties, Nursing; Nursing; Health Occupations; Disciplines and Occupations; Military Nursing; History & Archaeology; History - General; Electronic books
  • Contents: Cover; G.I. NIGHTINGALES; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; PREFACE; 1 MOBILIZING FOR WAR; 2 WAR COMES TO THE PACIFIC: U.S. Army Nurses at Pearl Harbor and in the Philippines; 3 ACROSS THE PACIFIC: Nursing in the Central Pacific and Southwest Pacific Area; 4 THE TORCH IS LIT: Army Nurses Support the Invasions of North Africa and Sicily; 5 FIFTH ARMY FIRST: Nursing in the Italian Campaign; 6 To THE RHINE AND BEYOND: Army Nurses in the European Theater of Operations; 7 THE END OF THE LINE: Nursing in the China-Burma-India Theater of Operations
    8 THEY ALSO SERVED: The Army Nurse Corps at Home and in the Minor Theaters of War9 PEACE AT LAST! Demobilizing the Corps; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX; Illustrations follow page
    ""Weaving together information from official sources and personal interviews, Barbara Tomblin gives the first full-length account of the U.S. Army Nurse Corps in the Second World War. She describes how over 60,000 army nurses, all volunteers, cared for sick and wounded American soldiers in every theater of the war, serving in the jungles of the Southwest Pacific, the frozen reaches of Alaska and Iceland, the mud of Italy and northern Europe, or the heat and dust of the Middle East. Many of the women in the Army Nurse Corps served in dangerous hospitals near the front lines -- 201 nurses wer
    Description based upon print version of record.
  • Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky
  • Creation Date: c1996
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (274 p.).
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN1-283-32747-3;ISBN9786613327475;ISBN0-8131-7020-6
  • Source: 01GALI USG ALMA
  • OCLC Number: 47011202
  • NZ MMS ID: 9913722912502931

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