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Battlefront nurses of WWI

Maureen Duffus

Battlefront nurses of WWI

the Canadian Army Medical Corps in England, France and Salonika, 1914-1919

by Maureen Duffus

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Published by Town and Gown Press in Victoria, B.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Morrison, Mary Ethel,
  • Collis, Elsie Dorothy, -- 1886-1986,
  • Canada. -- Canadian Army. -- Canadian Army Medical Corps -- Nurses -- Biography,
  • Canada. -- Canadian Army. -- Canadian Army Medical Corps -- History,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Medical care -- Canada,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Medical care,
  • Military nursing -- Canada -- History -- 20th century,
  • Nurses -- British Columbia -- Biography,
  • Nurses -- Canada -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 160-163) and index.

    StatementMaureen Duffus.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD629.C2 D83 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination168 p. ;
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24097090M
    ISBN 109780973380910
    LC Control Number2009482952

      Books about fighting in trenches, about home front, the war in Africa and the East, women, conscientious objectors and pacificism; there are so many incredible books Author: Guardian Staff.   Photo: A group of WWI nurses arrive at Cairo railway station to begin their war service, not knowing what lies ahead of them. (Supplied) Photo: Four WWI nurses pose for a .

      “He’s saved, and that makes up for much.” [The third of a series of essays about the gallant nurses of World War I commemorating the centennial of America’s entry into the war on April 6, ]. Of course the surgeons of WWI could only save so many lives. During battle “rushes,” when they operated up to 16 hours a day, they had to husband operative energy for soldiers who were.   This summer marks the year anniversary of the start of World War I. Whether you’re a history buff well-versed in the events of the Great War, or someone who has just begun to be curious, we’ve got a collection of books to help you navigate the complex, fearsome, and fascinating facts and stories of the devastating conflict that shook the : Molly Schoemann-Mccann.

    During the book’s journey to publication, a censor urged Alexievich to tell heroic stories. But, growing up, she had heard enough of those. Men start wars, she holds, and glorify them. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.


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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. Alphabetical by authorCompiled by Diane Burke Fessler Abbreviations: ANC=Army Nurse CorpsARC=American Red CrossASG=Auxiliary Surgical. The Army Nurse Corps accepted only a small number of black nurses during World War II.

When the war ended in September just black nurses were serving in a corps of 50, because a quota system imposed by the segregated Army during the fast two years of the war held down the number of black enrollments.

Battlefront nurses in WWI: the Canadian Army Medical Corps in England, France, and Salonika, [Maureen Duffus] Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. In May ofU.S. medical teams became the first American troops to arrive in the European war zone.

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Soldiers were not the only heroes of the First World War, there were hundreds of inspirational women truly devoted to their cause not the taking of lives, but the saving of lives – the brave nurses of World War I.

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